National Statistics

UK regional trade in goods statistics: first quarter 2019

This quarterly release is a dis-aggregation of the UK Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics with further breakdown to nine English Government Regions, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.



HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) collects the UK’s international trade in goods data, which are published as two National Statistics series - the ‘Overseas Trade in Goods Statistics (OTS)’ and the ‘Regional Trade in Goods Statistics (RTS)’. The RTS are published quarterly showing trade at summary product and country level, split by UK regions and devolved administrations.

RTS data is categorised by partner country and Standard International Trade Classification, Rev.4 (SITC) at division level (2-digit). In this release RTS data is analysed mainly at partner country and SITC section (1-digit) level, with references to specific SITC divisions where appropriate. The collection and publication methodology for the RTS is available on

Interactive Data

UK Regional Trade in Goods Statistics data is also accessible in greater detail in an interactive table with extensive archive hosted on the uktradeinfo website.

Published 6 June 2019