Defence Equipment: Exports

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 7th September 2017.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what the value was of UK export orders of defence equipment and services in each of the last five years.

Photo of Mark Garnier Mark Garnier Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for International Trade)

The value of UK defence exports (based on orders) from 2012 – 2016 is shown in the table below.

Year

£BN

2012

8.8

2013

9.8

2014

8.5

2015

7.7

2016

5.9

Source: DIT DSO

The data is taken from the official statistics based on orders or sales “UK defence and security export figures 2016”. These are compiled annually by the DIT DSO Market Analysis team and are published on the gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-defence-and-security-export-figures-2016

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