5.4 Trade specialisation in knowledge based industries
Why is it significant?
How does the UK perform?
last 20 years, the UK has experienced an upward trend in the share of exports in
knowledge based goods. Twenty per cent of all its exports being accounted for by
knowledge based goods (5.4.1).
UK’s performance in terms of knowledge based services is equally impressive
with over 50% of UK exports in the service sector being classified as knowledge
intensive, higher than for any of our major competitors (5.4.2).
Last updated on 29 October 2002