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Reports

This area provides data users with information reports and studies published regarding the Overseas Trade Statistics. Click on the report title to open the document in PDF format. 

 

Published Report
​August 2017 2015 UK VAT Registered Importer and Exporter Population
​March 2017 Overseas Trade Statistics broken down by English Growth Hub areas - EU and non-EU Exports 2015 (zip)
​November 2016 UK Trade in Goods by Business Characteristics - Experimental Statistics (pdf) with supporting tables. IDBR OTS tables 2015 (xls) and IDBR OTS Country data (expert users) 2015 (xls).
​November 2015 UK Trade in Goods by Business Characteristics - Experimental Statistics (pdf) with supporting tables. IDBR OTS tables 2014 (xls) and IDBR OTS Country data (expert users) 2014 (xls).
​November 2014 UK Trade in Goods by Business Characteristics - Experimental Statistics (pdf) with supporting tables. IDBR OTS tables 2013 (xls) and IDBR OTS Country data (expert users) 2013 (xls).
June 2014​
November 2013 UK Trade in Goods by Business Characteristics - Experimental Statistics (pdf)with supporting tables. IDBR OTS tables 2009 - 2012 (xls) and IDBR OTS Country data (expert users) 2009 - 2012 (xls).
January 2011 2010 Quinquennial Review of the UK Ancillary Cost Survey (ACS) full report (pdf) and a summary PowerPoint presentation (pps).
October 2010 Quality Report (pdf) - UK Trade-in-Goods Statistics - October 2010
October 2010 UK Statistics article - A brief article highlighting the history, uses, publication and governance of statistics in the UK.
May 2010 2009 Intrastat Triennial Final Report (pdf) and
a summary PowerPoint presentation (pps). (Latest (2009) review into the cost effectiveness of the UK Intrastat survey).
October 2008 EDICOM Technical Implementation Report (pdf)
June 2008 2005 Intrastat Triennial Review V2.0 (pdf) - The 2005 review into the cost effectiveness of the UK Intrastat survey.
March 2007 EDICOM Report (pdf) - Intrastat as a Negative Priority
August 2004 EDICOM Report (pdf) - Development of statistics by segment of activity with the objective to publish data at a Community level.
 

 

MTIC

The following articles provide more information on the subject of MTIC VAT fraud:

 

Date Report
2006 UK Trade Statistics and the impact of MTIC VAT fraud (pdf) - OECD briefing.
July 2005 Second report on impact of MTIC on UK Trade Statistics (pdf) - Joint ONS / HM Customs & Excise briefing.
July 2003 MTIC VAT fraud - the effect on Balance of Payments and UK National Accounts (pdf) - Joint ONS / HM Customs & Excise briefing.