The figures below show HMRC (UK Government) figures for the balance of trade for each of the four constituent nations of the UK for 2017. They are displayed without comment, since they speak for themselves !

ENGLAND Exports £232.4 bn
Imports £354.3 bn
Balance = Deficit £121.9 bn

WALES Exports £13.0 bn
Imports £13.4 bn
Balance = Deficit £0.4 bn

SCOTLAND Exports £26.4 bn
Imports £24.9 bn
Balance= Surplus £1.5 bn SURPLUS !!!!

N. IRELAND Exports £8.1 bn
Imports £10.2 bn
Balance =Deficit £2.1 bn