LOCATION

Ipswich

IPS

68th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£32M

IMPORT VALUE 2016

51st

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£50M

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

~ £1.50-2.75 per pallet

The Port of Ipswich, situated at the head of the River Orwell and12 miles from the open sea, is within a short sailing time from the North Sea shipping lanes. The major trunk roads A14 and A12 are both within easy reach andhave connectionsto the M1 and M25 respectively. The port also has an activerail line at its West Bank.

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Fertilizers (other than those of group 272) more info £17M
2 Rice more info £6.9M
3 Ships, boats (including hovercraft) and floating structures more info £3.8M
4 Feeding stuff for animals (not including unmilled cereals) more info £2.4M
5 Salts and peroxysalts, of inorganic acids and metals more info £830K
6 Wheat (including spelt) and meslin, unmilled more info £560K
7 Maize (not including sweet corn), unmilled more info £370K
8 Civil engineering and contractors' plant and equipment; parts thereof more info £180K
9 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators; parts for such pumps and liquid elevators more info £180K
10 Parts, n.e.s., and accessories suitable for use solely or principally with the machines falling within groups 731 and 733 (including work or tool holders, self-opening die-heads, dividing heads and other special attachments for machine tools); tool holders for any type of tool for working in the hand more info £92K

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Ships, boats (including hovercraft) and floating structures more info £3M
2 Wheat (including spelt) and meslin, unmilled more info £2.8M
3 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators; parts for such pumps and liquid elevators more info £1.1M
4 Fertilizers (other than those of group 272) more info £760K
5 Power-generating machinery and parts thereof, n.e.s. more info £300K
6 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of groups 722, 781, 782 and 783 more info £120K
7 Tools for use in the hand or in machines more info £63K
8 Footwear more info £4.2K
9 Articles, n.e.s., of plastics more info £2.1K
10 Optical goods, n.e.s. more info £770