Official Statistics

2017 UK VAT-registered importer and exporter population

The UK’s VAT-registered business population, provisional statistics for 2017, for businesses declaring trade in goods with EU and non-EU countries.



This article breaks down the UK’s VAT-registered business population for 2017, clearly explaining the number of VAT-registered businesses trading in goods with EU and non-EU countries, and the combination therein, based upon a positive declaration of trade in goods in that period.

Finalised statistics for 2017 will be published in November 2018.

Published 25 April 2018