Recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment
23-Jan-2015Recent deterioration in the current account has been partly driven by a weaker primary income balance of which Foreign Direct Investment is a key component.
Foreign Direct Investment, 2013
20-Jan-2015This short video presentation provides a brief introduction to Foreign Direct Investment statistics and the main methodological change implemented for Balance of Payments Manual 6, a change from measuring Foreign Direct Investment on a directional basis to an asset/liability basis. This change has been implemented in the most recent Quarterly Balance of Payments and Annual Pink Book publications, both released in September 2014.
E-commerce and Internet Use, 2013
22-Dec-2014E-commerce sales comprise of sales received over a website and sales received over Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). EDI is the computer-to-computer exchange of data and documents in a standard electronic format
Business Research & Development in the UK, 2013
20-Nov-2014Graphic on Business R&D in the UK
What does the UK aerospace industry look like today?
06-Nov-2014What activity takes place in the aerospace industry?
How do parliamentary constituencies vary in Great Britain?
02-Oct-2014Key features of parliamentary constituencies in Great Britain from an interactive map.
Identifying Science and Technology Businesses in Official Statistics
13-Feb-2015A proposed classification for Science and Technology (S&T) businesses in official data sources to better understand the contribution that they make to the economy.
International Trade in Services, 2013
30-Jan-2015A detailed breakdown of UK annual trade in services, by product, industry and country. These estimates are derived from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) International Trade in Services Survey.
Foreign Direct Investment Involving UK Companies, 2013
20-Jan-2015Data on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows, positions and earnings involving UK companies. The investment figures are published on a net basis, that is, they consist of investments minus disinvestments. Investments can include acquisitions of assets or shares and disinvestments can include the disposal of assets or shares.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2014
02-Dec-2014Estimates of the value and numbers of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or more. The information provided reflects solely the change in majority ownership (ordinary shares) and therefore only transactions which result in a change of ultimate control of the target company are included.
Business Demography, 2013
27-Nov-2014This statistical bulletin contains headline figures and commentary from the Business Demography 2013 publication. This product includes births, deaths and survivals of UK enterprises. The active stock of businesses is also shown, so that birth and death rates can be calculated.
Business Enterprise Research and Development, 2013
20-Nov-2014Estimates of expenditure and employment relating to R&D performed in the UK businesses in 2013, irrespective of the residence of the ultimate owner or user of the R&D produced are provided in this release.
Science and Technology Classification (Excel sheet 328Kb)
13-Feb-2015The full list of UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities 2007 (SIC07) codes and comparison between different classifications, with identifiers to categorise all 5-digit SIC07 codes according to the Science and Technology classification.
International Trade in Services Reference Tables, 2013 (Excel sheet 797Kb)
30-Jan-2015The tables show International Trade in Services through a variety of formats. Some tables compare figures over several years but the majority provide the most recent geographic information by industry or product. The tables provide information in as much detail as possible without disclosing the details of any individual companies.
Foreign Direct Investment involving UK companies 2013 Inward Reference Tables (Excel sheet 722Kb)
20-Jan-2015Foreign direct investment involving UK companies 2013. Inward reference table including data for flows, positions and earnings.
Foreign Direct Investment involving UK companies 2013 Outward Reference Tables (Excel sheet 723Kb)
20-Jan-2015Foreign direct investment involving UK companies 2012 Outward reference tables including data for flows, positions and earnings.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Q3 2014 (Excel sheet 250Kb)
02-Dec-2014Values and numbers of mergers, acqusitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.
Mergers and Acquisitions Involving UK Companies, Time Series Data, Q3 2014
02-Dec-2014Data on the value and number of mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving UK companies with values of £1.0 million or greater.