Visible trade balance in the U.K. showed a widened deficit in October to 7108 million pounds from the revised 6939 million pounds from 7194 million pounds deficit, below estimates of 6850 million pounds deficit.

Total trade balance also showed an incline in the gap to 3469 million pounds compared with the revised 3067 million pounds from 3469 million pounds, lower than median forecasts of 3175 million pounds deficit. Controversially, trade balance non EU showed a narrowed trade deficit to 3533 million pounds relative to the revised 3774 million pounds deficit from 3783 million pounds deficit, yet lower than estimates of 3500 million pounds deficit.