USA Overtakes Germany as UK's Largest Source of Imports


The United States has overtaken Germany as the largest import market for Britain for the first time since the early 2000s, the UK government has announced.

Imports from the United States increased by 14% to 78.27 billion pounds ($94.43 billion) in the year to April, the Department for Trade said, while imports from Germany fell by 0.1% to 78.26 billion pounds.

This news comes as the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss MP has made a UK-US Free Trade Agreement the top of her priority list for post-Brexit trade deals.

Read the article in full here (Reuters)

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