Trade gap widens as pound weakens - good for exports, terrible for imports

January 11, 2017 11:03 AM

The UK's deficit on trade in goods and services was estimated to have been £4.2 billion in November 2016, a widening of £2.6 billion from October 2016, which reflects a £3.3 billion increase in imports, partially offset by a £0.7 billion increase in exports.