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Index of Manufactured Exports, First Quarter 2012

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1st QUARTER 2012

A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

Subject: The Economy Coverage: Scotland

Date: 4 July 2012

A printable version of the statistical bulletin (.pdf) can be viewed at IME 2012Q1 PDF

Results tables (.xls) can be downloaded at IME 2012Q1 XLS

Main Findings

The Scottish Index of Manufactured Exports fell by 0.6 per cent in real terms during the first quarter of 2012.

On an annual basis, comparing the most recent four quarters to the previous four (4Q-on-4Q), the volume of manufactured exports grew by 4.2 per cent.


IME Growth Rates 2007-2012 Q1

 IME 2012 Q1


Index of Manufactured Exports
constant prices (2007=100)
(seasonally adjusted)

Percentage Change
latest quarter on
previous quarter
latest 4 quarters on
previous 4 quarters
2011 Q1 93.4 +4.1 +2.3
  Q2 95.2 +1.8 +2.4
  Q3 95.3 +0.1 +3.0
  Q4 95.2   0.0 +4.9
2012 Q1 94.6 -0.6 +4.2