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Energy: Overseas Trade

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 14th February 2018.

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Photo of Nigel Dodds Nigel Dodds Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Reform and Constitutional Issues), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Foreign Affairs), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Brexit), DUP Westminster Leader

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the ten largest global markets are for UK energy (a) exports and (b) imports.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

In 2016, the ten largest global markets for UK energy (that is volumes traded of: coal, primary oils and oil products, gas, electricity and renewables) were:

Rank

EXPORTS

IMPORTS

1

The Netherlands

Norway

2

Belgium

The Netherlands

3

Germany

Russia

4

United States

Qatar

5

China

United States

6

Irish Republic

Belgium

7

France

Nigeria

8

South Korea

Algeria

9

Spain

Saudi Arabia

10

Canada

Sweden

Data sources:

Data from Digest of UK Energy Statistics and HM Revenue and Customs.

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