Bulk datasets: guidance and technical specifications

This section is Guidance

Find help with using our bulk datasets and access the technical specifications for each file.

Overview

Download a guide to help you use our bulk datasets.

You can also download the technical specifications for each dataset file, which set out the format and content of the file.

The Importer details file replaced the previous SIAI11 file in 2015.

Guidance

Bulk datasets information guide

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Technical specifications

Control file (SMKA12): technical specifications

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Non-EU exports (SMKE19): technical specifications

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Non-EU imports (SMKI19): technical specifications

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Importer details: technical specifications

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Importer details (SIAI11 version only): technical specifications

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Exporter details: technical specifications

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EU arrivals and dispatches data (SMKA46): technical specifications

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EU arrivals and dispatches (estimates) data (SESA16): technical specifications

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