IMPORT VALUE RANK 2018
IMPORT VALUE 2018
EXPORT VALUE RANK 2018
EXPORT VALUE 2018
~ £1.75-3.00 per pallet
The Avonmouth Docks are part of the Port of Bristol. They are situated on the northern side of the mouth of the River Avon, opposite the Royal Portbury Dock on the southern side, where the river joins the Severn estuary, within Avonmouth.
The docks are one of the UK's major ports for chilled foods, especially fruit and vegetables, and a lot of the big name distributors and 3PLs like Biddy, DSV and XPO have chilled and frozen warehouses there. There are a number of Sites that Stowga has on its books that are BRC accredited.
Land-side freight access and distribution for pallet networks is via either the M5 motorway or the Henbury Loop Line, whilst rail-passenger access is via Avonmouth railway station on the Severn Beach Line.
In 2016 Central Park became one of the largest distribution development projects in the UK. Situated alongside the M49 at Avonmouth the developers (Delta Properties, advised by Knight Frank and GVA) have signed up new deals totalling nearly 2.45 million sq ft of Big-Box logistics on 121 acres. Tenants include Lidl, The Range, Mountpark and Davies Turner. Expect to see continued growth in 2017...
TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2018
|1||Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info||£1.3B|
|2||Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals (other than crude); preparations, n.e.s., containing by weight 70% or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic constituents of the preparations; waste oils more info||£780M|
|3||Steam or other vapour-generating boilers, superheated water boilers, and auxiliary plant for use therewith; parts thereof more info||£120M|
|4||Feeding stuff for animals (not including unmilled cereals) more info||£98M|
|5||Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info||£97M|
|6||Aluminium more info||£72M|
|7||Paper and paperboard more info||£66M|
|8||Alcoholic beverages more info||£49M|
|9||Pulp and waste paper more info||£41M|
|10||Veneers, plywood, particle board, and other wood, worked, n.e.s. more info||£37M|
TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2018
|1||Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than motor vehicles for the transport of ten or more persons, including the driver), including station-wagons and racing cars more info||£1B|
|2||Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info||£26M|
|3||Household-type electrical and non-electrical equipment, n.e.s. more info||£17M|
|4||Tractors (other than those of headings 744.14 and 744.15) more info||£5.8M|
|5||Other machinery and equipment specialized for particular industries; parts thereof, n.e.s. more info||£4.1M|
|6||Motor vehicles for the transport of goods and special-purpose motor vehicles more info||£2.2M|
|7||Electrical machinery and apparatus, n.e.s. more info||£1.9M|
|8||Equipment for distributing electricity, n.e.s. more info||£1.8M|
|9||Structures and parts of structures, n.e.s., of iron, steel or aluminium more info||£1.3M|
|10||Furniture and parts thereof; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings more info||£1.3M|