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Economic indicators: imports and exports

Economic indicators of import and export trends are available from a number of sources, including government and professional bodies. On this page you can access reports and online resources providing statistics and commentary.

Online articles

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

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Useful links

Quarterly National Accounts
Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) including imports and exports of goods and services.

Quarterly Economic Survey
Survey from the British Chambers of Commerce with figures on export sales and orders.

UK Trade in goods statistics
UK Overseas Trade Statistics and Regional Trade Statistics at summary product and country level, and by UK regions and devolved administrations, collated by HMRC

UK Trade Info
Comprehensive trade statistics collated by HMRC in grater detail than the link above, including:

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Analytical Trade Tables
The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) produces analytical trade tables showing total imports and exports for countries and regions.

International Trade (MEI)
Quarterly import and export data published by the OECD.

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