•Balance of trade between Britain and EU shows the UK have been running a trade deficit since we joined in 1973.
In 2015, The UK had a balance of trade deficit with the EU of £89 billion - this figure is for trade in goods only, ie excludes services. The UK had a balance of trade deficit with the EU of £68 billion in 2015 - this figure is for goods and services.
•Office of National Statistics confirmed 44% of UK exports go to the EU, yet also the UK imports 52.9% from the EU.
•If the UK left the EU, the UK would be the EU’s single biggest export market - bigger than US and China.