Analysis of NI Trade in Goods

Date published: 02 October 2018

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched public consultations into possible future UK free trade agreements (FTAs) with Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America together with potential accession of the UK to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. 


The Department for the Economy (DfE) has produced slide packs reporting statistics and analysis of Northern Ireland’s trade in goods.  The first report provides information on NI’s total imports and exports. 

For each of the DIT consultation countries there are specific reports which provide statistics on NI imports from and exports to these countries. The reports are below.

The document produced to assist local stakeholders respond to the Department for International Trade (DIT) consultations on UK free trade agreements can be downloaded at Northern Ireland International Trade and Investment Patterns.

The information used in the analysis is from HMRC’s Regional Trade Statistics (RTS). The analysis is for the trade in goods only (services are not included).  

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