The value of Scottish international goods exports rose 21.6% to £37.2 billion in the year ending March 2023, according to latest figures from HMRC.
The value of UK international goods exports rose 17.5% to £380.6 billion.
Scotland’s international goods exports to EU countries rose £4.3 billion or 24% to £22 billion.
Scotland’s international goods exports to non-EU countries rose £2.3 billion or 19% to £15 billion.
“These latest figures show Scotland is recovering from the pandemic as a faster rate than the UK, demonstrating the importance and the success of our Export Growth Plan,” said Richard Lochhead, the Scottish Government’s Minister for Small Business, Innovation, Tourism & Trade.