Official Statistics

UK overseas trade statistics

This document reports a breach of the Code of Practice for Official Statistics, or the relevant pre-release access to Official Statistics orders, to which the code applies as if it included these orders.


UK overseas trade statistics

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The document gives detail on the background information, the circumstances and nature of the breach, and the reasons for the breach, as well as reactions and impact, and corrective actions taken to prevent reoccurrence of such a breach (include short-term actions, and long-term changes made to procedures).

Published 1 April 2013