To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate his Department has made of the amount of overseas trade that will be delivered to the UK through the maritime industry in the next 10 years.
29 March 2022
The Department for Transport monitors and publishes port freight statistics on a quarterly and annual basis. The department’s published port freight statistics for the last quarter of 20211 and for both 20202 and 20193 are provided below. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused worldwide disruption to trade, and its impacts on the maritime sector are evidenced in these statistics.
 Port freight statistics October 2021 – December 2021: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/port-freight-quarterly-statistics-october-to-december-2021/port-freight-quarterly-statistics-october-to-december-2021
 Port freight annual statistics 2020 report: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/port-freight-annual-statistics-2020
 Port freight annual statistics: 2019 report: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/port-freight-annual-statistics-2019