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Index of Manufacturing Exports for Scotland

Published: 20 Jan 2016 09:30
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Economy, Statistics

A National Statistics publication for Scotland.

Scotland's Chief Statistician today announced the publication of the latest Index of Manufactured Exports for the third quarter of 2015.

This quarterly publication measures changes, in constant-price and seasonally-adjusted terms, in export sales to the rest of the world from manufacturing businesses located in Scotland.

The main findings are:

  • The volume of Scottish manufactured export sales fell by 0.4 per cent during the third quarter of 2015.
  • On a rolling-annual basis, comparing the latest four quarters to the previous four quarters, manufactured export volumes grew by 2.4 per cent.

Notes to editors

Further information on Exports statistics within Scotland can be accessed at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/topics/statistics/browse/economy/IME2015Q3

These estimates are compiled in line with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics - more information on the standards of official statistics in Scotland can be accessed at:

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/About