Europe remains the dominant market for UK exports and imports of services
28-Feb-2013Growth in UK imports of services from Europe subdued in 2011, a possible result of economic difficulties in the euro zone.
Balance of Payments, Q1 2014
27-Jun-2014The Balance of Payments (BOP) is a key macro-economic indicator as it measures the UK's financial flows with the rest of the world.
Economic Review, June 2014
04-Jun-2014The key economic stories from National Statistics produced over the latest month, painting a coherent picture of the UK economic performance using recent economic data.
Balance of Payments, Q4 2013
28-Mar-2014The Balance of Payments (BOP) is a key macro-economic indicator as it measures the UK's financial flows with the rest of the world.
Balance of Payments, Q3 2013
20-Dec-2013The Balance of Payments (BOP) is a key macro-economic indicator as it measures the UK's financial flows with the rest of the world.
Explanation beyond exchange rates: trends in UK trade since 2007
22-Aug-2013The UK’s trade performance since the onset of the economic downturn has been one of the more curious developments in the UK economy. While the sterling effective exchange rate declined by more than 25% between Q3 2007 and Q1 2009, the balance of trade in goods and services has remained broadly unchanged. This article sets out several possible explanations for the UK’s recent trade performance. Although evaluating the relative importance and impact of these factors is beyond the scope of this article, it provides insights into the domestic and global conditions faced by the UK during and following the depreciation.
Balance of Payments, Q1 2014 Dataset
Balance of Payments - Revision Triangles, Q1 2014 (ZIP 727Kb)
27-Jun-2014Summary information on the size and direction of the revisions which have been made to the data covering a five year period.
Balance of Payments Statistical Bulletin Tables, Q1 2014 (Excel sheet 660Kb)
27-Jun-2014Trade in goods and services, income, current and capital transfers, transactions in UK external assets and liabilities, and levels of identified assets and liabilities are detailed within the current account.
Balance of Payments, Q4 2013 Dataset
Balance of Payments - Revision Triangles, Q4 2013 (ZIP 704Kb)
28-Mar-2014Balance of Payments revisions triangles
Balance of Payments, Q3 2013 Dataset