UK visible trade deficit narrowed to 8736 billion pounds in November compared with the prior deficit of 8529 billion pounds which was revised to 8591 billion pounds deficit, while analysts expected the deficit to narrow to 8350 billion pounds.

Trade balance non EU also showed a narrowed deficit to 5028 billion pounds from the revised 5071 billion pounds which was 5004 billion pounds, yet it economists predicted the deficit to decline to 4800 billion pounds.

Total trade deficit increased to 4123 billion pounds from October's deficit of 3946 billion pounds after it was revised up to 4038 billion pounds deficit, which is worse than forecasts of 3800 billion pounds deficit.