Posts by Matt Hughes

Trading places: measuring imports and exports through Brexit and COVID-19

Image of cranes and shipping containers at a port, indicating trade

As the ONS prepares to publish UK trade statistics for January 2021, the first month since the end of the UK’s transition period with the European Union, Matt Hughes reflects on the challenges of producing these statistics during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as looking at some of the new ways the ONS is collecting these data, now the EU transition period has come to an end.   

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