This release contains international trade in goods data at summary product and country level, by UK regions and devolved administrations.
Latest UK regional trade in goods statistics
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has released the UK's regional trade in goods statistics for Quarter 1 2022.
From January 2022, HMRC implemented a change in data collection methods affecting trade in goods data on imports from the EU into Great Britain. This creates a break in the time series, users should take care when making comparisons with quarters and years prior to 2022.
Furthermore, a new method for EU business counts will be introduced in the 2022 Quarter 1 (Q1) publication, which will result in a break in series from previous Regional Trade in Goods Statistics (RTS) EU business counts. EU and total business counts from the 2021 data period onwards will therefore not be comparable with RTS business counts published prior to 2021.
More information on recent data source changes and its impacts on RTS can be found in the main commentary document.
You can also download a full commentary and access supporting data sets.
For more details, go to UK regional trade in goods statistics: first quarter 2022
In addition changes have been made to the Regional Trade in Goods Statistics methodology.