Scotland exports by category

Scotland's on-shore top export sector in 2015 was Food, Beverages and Tobacco at £8,910m, closely followed by Financial and Insurance Services at £8,820m.

Scottish Exports by Sector (SIC Code) 2015
Sector ( SIC 2007 Division )rUK (£m)EU (£m)Non-EU (£m)Total (£m)rUK %EU %Non-EU %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 625 105 135 870 72%12%16%
Mining and Quarrying 3,140 615 1,520 5,275 60%12%29%
Manufacturing
Food products, beverages and tobacco products 4,075 1,830 3,005 8,910 46%21%34%
 Of Which Distilling, rectifying and blending of spirits 595 1,190 2,655 4,445 13%27%60%
Textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 275 210 155 645 43%33%24%
Wood and paper products; and printing 850 325 135 1,305 65%25%10%
Coke, refined petroleum and chemical products 1,220 2,320 435 3,970 31%58%11%
Basic pharmaceutical products and their products 140 230 220 590 24%39%37%
Rubber, plastic and other non-metallic mineral products 505 500 235 1,235 41%40%19%
Basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery 775 325 360 1,460 53%22%25%
Computer, electronic and optical products 450 595 620 1,670 27%36%37%
Electrical equipment 150 140 195 485 31%29%40%
Machinery and equipment n.e.c 580 625 775 1,980 29%32%39%
Transport equipment 1,405 185 915 2,505 56%7%37%
Furniture, other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 870 200 555 1,625 54%12%34%
Total Manufacturing 11,295 7,480 7,600 26,375 43%28%29%
Utilities 5,785 175 120 6,080 95%3%2%
Construction 1,405 50 50 1,510 93%3%3%
Services
Wholesale, retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles 6,660 1,070 570 8,300 80%13%7%
Transportation and storage 2,445 430 360 3,235 76%13%11%
Accommodation and food service activities 580 155 170 910 64%17%19%
Information and communication 2,180 345 820 3,340 65%10%25%
Financial and insurance activities 7,550 210 1,065 8,820 86%2%12%
Real estate activities 220 30 45 290 76%10%16%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 4,400 980 2,530 7,910 56%12%32%
Administrative and support service activities 2,890 335 920 4,145 70%8%22%
Education 525 285 495 1,300 40%22%38%
Other Services 140 40 25 205 68%20%12%
Total Services 27,580 3,880 7,000 38,465 72%10%18%
TOTAL 49,830 12,305 16,425 78,575 63%16%21%

UK exports by category

the UKs top export sector was Financial Services

UK Exports by Service/Product Category
Category Value (£m) Value (%)
Services
Manufacturing on physical inputs owned by others 2,191 0.43%
Maintenance and repair 1,164 0.23%
Transport 24,100 4.72%
Travel 29,758 5.83%
Construction 1,574 0.31%
Insurance and pension services 12,907 2.53%
Financial 50,769 9.95%
Intellectual property 11,480 2.25%
Telecommunication, computer and information services 15,893 3.11%
Other business 70,527 13.82%
Personal, cultural and recreational services 2,505 0.49%
Government 2,617 0.51%
Goods
Food, beverages and tobacco 18,095 3.55%
Basic materials 6,086 1.19%
Oil
  Crude oil 10,462 2.05%
  Oil products 10,622 2.08%
Total oil 21,084 4.13%
Coal, gas and electricity 3,097 0.61%
Semi Manufactured Goods
  Chemicals 51,626 10.12%
  Precious stones and silver 3,242 0.64%
  Other 23,847 4.67%
Total semi-manufactured goods 78,715 15.42%
Finished Manufactued Goods
  Motor cars 25,607 5.02%
  Other consumer goods 28,341 2.00%
  Intermediate goods 45,661 8.95%
  Capital goods 36,690 7.19%
  Ships and aircraft 13,619 2.67%
Total finished manufactured goods 149,918 29.38%
Commodities and Transactions not classified to kind 7,860 1.54%
Total 510,340
Source(s): The Pink Book