Corrections and notices

Corrections

31 October 2019

An error has been identified within the Trade in Services by country split and impacts table C within the Balance of payments, UK: April to June 2019 publication tables as well as corresponding time series. This was caused by a processing error within Trade and does not affect the whole world totals for Trade and the current account. This error has resulted in small impacts to the EU/Non-EU country split for trade in services, total trade in goods and services as well as the total current account for EU/Non-EU country split for the whole time period (1999 to 2019 Quarter 2) only, total trade in services and all other data in this release are not affected. The data has now been corrected we apologise for the inconvenience.

Notices

07 October 2019

An error has been identified within the Trade in Services by country split and impacts table C within the Balance of payments, UK: April to June 2019 publication tables as well as corresponding time series. This was caused by a processing error within Trade and does not affect the whole world totals for Trade and the current account. This error has resulted in small impacts to the EU/Non-EU country split for trade in services, total trade in goods and services as well as the total current account for EU/Non-EU country split for the whole time period (1999 to 2019 Quarter 2) only, total trade in services and all other data in this release are not affected.

We apologise for the inconvenience and will correct the error at the first opportunity. This will follow the below schedule:

Trade in services (2016 to present) will be updated within the ‘UK trade in services by partner country experimental data’ release on 23rd October 2019.

Balance of payments, UK: April to June 2019 tables and time series will be updated on 31st October 2019, in line with the publication of the UK Balance of Payments, The Pink Book: 2019.

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Richard McCrae
Release date:
29 September 2019
Next release:
20 December 2019

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Quarterly summary of balance of payments accounts including the current account, capital transfers, transactions and levels of UK external assets and liabilities.

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