The U.K. imports and exports many things including petroleum and cars. The country also imports and exports plastics and textiles.
The United Kingdom receives the largest percentage of its imports from Germany and China. It also receives around seven percent of its imports annually from the United States. The largest amount of imports come in the way of machinery, medical equipment, medical supplies and electronics. The country exports the largest amount of products to Germany and the Netherlands. It also exports to France, Belgium, Japan and Ireland. The major exports of the United Kingdom are food, drinks, chemicals and tobacco products.