Data by Commodity Code

Identification

TitleData by Commodity Code
AbstractData from trade (in goods) between the UK and non-EU countries are collected from UK Customs import and export entries, and between the UK and other EU Member States from VAT returns and the HMRC Intrastat survey.
VariablesAvailable data fields include: Export, Import, Dispatch (EU export), Arrival (EU import), Year, Month, Commodity (HS2 – CN8), Value (£ sterling), Net Mass (kg), Supplementary Unit (various), Non-EU/EU indicator, Geographical Region, Country and Port
Resource TypeNon-EU dataset compiled from UK Customs import and export entries. EU dataset compiled from UK Intrastat survey.
Resource LocatorOTS Methodology
Unique resource identifierN/A
Dataset LanguageEnglish

Classification

National Statistics ThemeBusiness and Energy
Sub-themeInternational Trade
StrategyN/A
Theme/ObjectiveN/A
Topic CategoryUK Overseas Trade Statistics
Keyword International trade, import, export, arrival, dispatch, Intrastat

Temporal

Temporal Extent01/01/1996
Frequency of Update31
Dataset Reference Date

Geographic

GeographyWorld, EU, Non-EU
Spatial Reference SystemCountry
West Bounding LongitudeN/A
East Bounding LongitudeN/A
North Bounding LatitudeN/A
South Bounding LatitudeN/A

Organisation

Responsible OrganisationHM Revenue & Customs – Trade Statistics
Email Addressuktradeinfo@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
Responsible Party RoleCollection and publication of UK OTS
Telephone Number03000 594 250

Quality and Validity

National Statistics DataYes
LineageOTS Methodology
Disclosure Control MethodsData suppression policy
Quality IssuesSee OTS Non EU /EU Latest Releases

Constraints

Limitations on Public AccessSee site Terms and Conditions
Use ConstraintsSee site Terms and Conditions

Conformity

ConformityNational Statistics Code of Practice

Metadata

Metadata Date20/03/2012
Metadata LanguageEnglish
Metadata Point of Contactuktradeinfo@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk