Set ddata:UK trade: goods and services publication tables
Corrections and notices
12 February 2021
There has been a minor error identified with the rounding process for a number of monthly total trade series in 2020. This has resulted in rounding discrepancies of about £1m when the annual figure are compared with the 12 month aggregate, and similarly when the quarterly figure are compared with the 3 month aggregate. The series affected are:
IKBH, IKBI, IKBK, IKBL, IKBM, CPLX, CPLY, CTVP, CTVQ, FSA2, FSA3, FSIJ, FSIG.
This does not impact any of the key points and messages in this release or any other data series.
This has now been corrected.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.
18 December 2020
There has been a small discrepancy noted between the UK trade and quarterly GDP publications. This has affected the services and total trade data for chain volume measures (CVM) only. The differences are minimal with an average difference of less than £15m per quarter. There is a maximum difference of £70m per quarter. The period impacted is 1997 to 2018 and does not impact any other data or trends within this release. This discrepancy was due to an issue with data processing and data within UK trade will be updated to re-align with GDP on 15 January 2021, the earliest possible opportunity. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
5 November 2020
The UK total trade data tables were incorrectly published on this page, they can be found on the UK total trade: all countries, non-seasonally adjusted webpage.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused
10 March 2020
There has been a small error identified with the following CDIDs in tab 9 for 2017 and 2018:
FSIJ - Total trade excluding Precious Metals- Exports
FSIG - Total trade excluding Precious Metals- Imports
FSID - Total trade excluding Precious Metals- Balance
There was a processing error within the series which has resulted in these being miscalculated. They will be updated within the monthly UK Trade publication on 11 March 2020.
We apologise for any inconvenience.
19 December 2019
There has been a small error identified with the rounding process for some Non-EU countries for trade in goods imports and exports in 2018 and 2019. This has resulted in a rounding difference between the non-EU countries and the aggregated Non-EU in 2018 of £9 million and £7 million for exports and imports respectively.
This error does not impact top level Trade data or trends within this release and will be updated within the monthly UK Trade publication on 13 January 2020, the earliest possible opportunity.
Corrected granular country data for 9 key Non-EU countries can also be found in the UK Economic Accounts: July to September 2019 published on 20 December 2019.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
11 November 2019
Two series have also been updated in regard to oil tonnage for August 2018 only within this release. The series updated are:
BQBH - Trade in Goods: Crude oil (33O): WW: Imports: BOP: Tons: SA
BQAX - Trade in Goods: Crude oil (33O): WW: Imports: BOP: Avg value per ton: SA.
This update was because of a processing error within the series and does not affect any other areas of this release. We apologise for any inconvenience.
10 July 2018
This data replaces UK trade: goods and services (up until July 2018).