This web page has been specially created for your industry sector

It includes UK trade data tables on both EU and Non-EU Imports and Exports for the current year and previous two complete years.

We also have useful links to other sources of information relating to your industry which will provide you with help and guidance the meet the legal requirements of importing and exporting.. An Introduction to Chemicals can be found here.
All these tables are produced via the interactive tables. For further information on the coverage of interactive tables please click here.
Additional guidance on building and expanding tables is available  here.
These monthly tables have replaced the quarterly pre-prepared tables and update automatically on monthly OTS publication date. Monthly data can be found by expanding out the ‘year’.
Statistical data tables for chemicals (including articles of plastic and rubber) by Chapter
Chapter Description Imports​ Exports
28 Inorganic Chemicals; Organic Or Inorganic Compounds Of Precious Metals, Of Rare-Earth Metals, Of Radioactive Elements Or Of Isotopes Imports Exports
29 Organic Chemicals ​Imports Exports
30 Pharmaceutical Products ​Imports Exports
31 Fertilisers Imports Exports 
32 Tanning or Dyeing Extracts; Tannins and their Derivatives; Dyes, Pigments and Other Colouring Matter; Paints and Varnishes; Putty and Other Mastics; Inks ​Imports Exports
33 Essential Oils and Resinoids; Perfumery, Cosmetic or Toilet Preparations Imports Exports
34 Soap, Organic Surface-Active Agents, Washing Preparations, Lubricating Preparations, Artificial Waxes, Prepared Waxes, Polishing or Scouring Preparations, Candles and Similar Articles, Modelling Pastes, Dental Waxes and Dental Preparations with a Basis of Plaster Imports
35 Albuminoidal Substances; Modified Starches; Glues; Enzymes ​Imports Exports
36 Explosives; Pyrotechnic Products; Matches; Pyrophoric Alloys; Certain Combustible Preparations ​Imports
37 Photographic or Cinematographic Goods Imports Exports
38 Miscellaneous Chemical Products ​Imports Exports
39 Plastics and Plastic Products ​Imports Exports
40 Rubber and Articles Thereof​ ​Imports Exports​