British exports have shot up by 11.4% since the Brexit vote, the Department for International Trade has announced.
Since the EU referendum UK exports have increased by 11.4%, as British goods and services are in demand across the world, ONS figures show. pic.twitter.com/g2HzRkKYFU
— Department for International Trade (@tradegovuk) August 10, 2017
There are some other figures that may surprise Remainers too, such as the fact exports now total £580bn and the UK is now selling £12.7bn more services abroad than it’s buying.
In the last year alone the UK has exported £256bn worth of services.
This is proof, if proof were needed, that the world isn’t going to cave in with Brexit and in fact there are huge global opportunities out there. Britain is making serious money based on its stellar international reputation and now it finally has the chance to make the most of that by trading extensively with countries outside the EU.