You’ll know the UK for its royal family, its pretty green countryside and its multiple cultural icons – from the Beatles and the Spice Girls to fish and chips and James Bond. An island nation made up of four countries, the UK is a G7 member and has the fifth largest economy in the world.
The UK’s economy is dominated by the services sector, making up 90% of GDP. The capital city, London, is a major financial centre and second only to New York globally. The United Kingdom’s main exports include cars, planes and pharmaceuticals.