LOCATION

Poole

POO

47th

IMPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£170M

IMPORT VALUE 2016

47th

EXPORT VALUE RANK 2016

£76M

EXPORT VALUE 2016

INDICATIVE PRICE

~ £1.75-3.00 per pallet

Poole boasts one of the worlds largest natural harbours and one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles. The port is mainly a passenger ferry port but does handle bulk cargo imports such as steel, Arcelor Group Link rye (for Ryvita) and palletised traffic. Export cargoes include clay and malting barley.

There are a number of MHRA accredited sites located nearby - three in fact between Poole and Bournemouth, which is an unusual concentration. There is not a huge amount of warehousing available yet there is reasonable demand. Stowga have been asked by several logistics firms to find temporary warehouses in the Poole/Bournemouth area so potentially there needs to be some new sites developed there...

TOP 10 IMPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices; light-emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals; electronic integrated circuits and microassembles; parts thereof more info £120M
2 Articles of apparel, of textile fabrics, whether or not knitted or crocheted, n.e.s. more info £11M
3 Heating and cooling equipment and parts thereof, n.e.s. more info £11M
4 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of groups 722, 781, 782 and 783 more info £3.6M
5 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms more info £3.6M
6 Men's or boys' coats, capes, jackets, suits, blazers, trousers, shorts, shirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, not knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2) more info £2.8M
7 Footwear more info £2.7M
8 Women's or girls' coats, capes, jackets, suits, trousers, shorts, shirts, dresses and skirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, not knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2) more info £2M
9 Tubes, pipes and hoses, and fittings therefor, of plastics more info £1.7M
10 Women's or girls' coats, capes, jackets, suits, trousers, shorts, shirts, dresses and skirts, underwear, nightwear and similar articles of textile fabrics, knitted or crocheted (other than those of subgroup 845.2) more info £1.3M

TOP 10 EXPORTED COMMODITIES BY VALUE 2016

Rank Description Total
1 Thermionic, cold cathode or photo-cathode valves and tubes (e.g., vacuum or vapour or gas-filled valves and tubes, mercury arc rectifying valves and tubes, cathode-ray tubes, television camera tubes); diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices; light-emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals; electronic integrated circuits and microassembles; parts thereof more info £53K
2 Lighting fixtures and fittings, n.e.s. more info £49K
3 Miscellaneous manufactured articles, n.e.s. more info £39K
4 Metal containers for storage or transport more info £19K
5 Household-type electrical and non-electrical equipment, n.e.s. more info £13K
6 Articles, n.e.s., of plastics more info £7.7K
7 Medicinal and pharmaceutical products, other than medicaments of group 542 more info £7.5K
8 Furniture and parts thereof; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings more info £5.3K
9 Baby carriages, toys, games and sporting goods more info £1.5K
10 Paper and paperboard more info £1.3K