National Accounts articles: Detailed assessment of changes being introduced to balance of payments annual estimates, 1997 to 2016

Release date: 30 August 2019 9:30am


Changes to national accounts and balance of payments, detailing the improvements being made to UK National Accounts in Blue Book 2019 and Pink Book 2019


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