Research and analysis

Investigation into the extensive and intensive margins of growth in the value of UK exports and the role of SME exporters

Report commissioned by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).



This research uses firm level data to gain a better understanding of how growth in the value of goods and services exports is related to the extensive and intensive margin of trade.


  • Prof Giordano Mion: Surrey Business School, University of Surrey
  • Dr Mirabelle Muuls: Imperial College Business School and Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London

Published January 2014.