National Statistics

Overseas trade statistics: methodologies

These documents cover all aspects of the Overseas Trade Statistics / Regional Trade Statistics methodologies.

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Overseas trade statistics methodology

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Regional trade statistics methodology

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These methodology papers cover all aspects of the overseas and regional trade statistics methodology including data sources, classifications and definitions, quality assurance, publications and governance and are a useful companion to the trade data.

Published 9 January 2014
Last updated 28 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. The RTS methodology has been updated to include information concerning the new experimental statistic ‘Regional Trade in Goods Statistics dis-aggregated by smaller geographical areas’.
  2. The overseas trade statistics methodology has been updated to reflect changes in legislation
  3. Updated methodoology papers for Overseas trade statistics and Regional trade statistics have been released
  4. The latest Regional Trade Statistics methodology document is now available.
  5. The updated Overseas Trade Statistics methodology paper has now been published
  6. An updated Overseas Trade Methodology paper has been published.
  7. First published.