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Intrastat: statistics relating to the trading of goods between EU countries
This summary has been archived and will not be updated. See 'European business statistics' for an updated information about the subject.
Each EU country’s national statistical authorities manage a register of intra-EU operators (i.e. businesses) made up of consignors and consignees.
Data collected for Intrastat
Businesses that are required to submit declarations for Intrastat purposes must provide the following information:
A party that provides information may request that their data receive statistical confidentiality. In this case, national authorities must decide whether the statistical results which make it possible to identify the said provider are to be disseminated or are to be amended so that their dissemination does not prejudice statistical confidentiality.
Transmission of data to Eurostat
It has applied since 1 January 2005.
Regulation (EC) No 638/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on Community statistics relating to the trading of goods between Member States and repealing Council Regulation (EEC) No 3330/91 (OJ L 102, 7.4.2004, p. 1-8)
Successive amendments to Regulation (EC) No 638/2004 have been incorporated in the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.
last update 07.11.2016