HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) publishes trade statistics on behalf of the UK Government. The free data now available on uktradeinfo is taken directly from returns and reports required by HMRC with every export and import consignment.
If your company exports, imports or transports commodities or goods of any kind - or faces competition from businesses that do, then accurate facts about your markets, customers, suppliers and competitors are vital to the success of your business. www.uktradeinfo.com
You can now create your own data tables on the commodity codes of interest to you, free of charge. At a very general level there are figures for all exports and imports combined. At a detailed level (known as eight-digit data), the trade statistics are broken down to 10,500 different commodities, recording trade between the UK and over 200 countries throughout the world.
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Intrastat is the name given to the method for producing statistics on the export and import of goods between Member States of the European Union (EU). If you are new to Intrastat, uktradeinfo contains all the information you need to help you complete your Intrastat returns. ICN online - a fully searchable database of commodity codes, full guidance in Intrastat Notice 60 and the facility to submit your returns electronically.
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A fully searchable database of over 100,000 names and addresses of UK importers who import from outside the EU. You can search by commodity, UK county or postcode and this information can then be used effectively to find customers and suppliers.
HMRC have developed a web based alerts service in conjunction with the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). The purpose of this system is to push multi-departmental messages in the form of a short email and a web link, to UK importers and exporters, improving Government-wide customer service.
The service is run through uktradeinfo. It is free and is available to anyone involved in importing goods into, or exporting goods from the UK.
Regional trade statistics were introduced in 1999 to support the economic decision-making of the devolved Scottish Parliament, Assemblies and regional bodies within the UK. These statistics provide a useful breakdown of the flows of imports and exports between regions of the UK and other countries.
uktradeinfo - UK regional trade statistics information
To benefit from these services, or to find out more information, please go to our sister website www.uktradeinfo.com. Alternatively you can call uktradeinfo Customer Services on +44 (0) 1702 367485.