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Exporting and importing businesses: prepare for 1 January 2021
The process for importing and exporting goods will change from 1 January 2021. Use this page to find guidance from the Department for International Trade.

Contents

 

  1. The UK Global Tariff
  2. Find a commodity code
  3. Check tariffs
  4. Trade agreements
  5. Exporting to and importing from the EU
  6. Exporting to and importing from non-EU countries
  7. Import controls and customs
  8. Trade remedies 

The UK Global Tariff

 

Use the UK Global Tariff tool to check what tariff will be payable on goods entering the UK from January 2021.

 

UK tariffs from 1 January 2021

 - Guidance


Find a commodity code

 

Find a commodity code to classify your goods and look up duty rates, reliefs and quotas.

 

Finding commodity codes for imports into or exports out of the UK or EU

Guidance


Check tariffs

 

Check what tariffs apply now for importing and exporting goods.

 

Trade Tariff: look up commodity codes, duty and VAT rates


Trade agreements

 

Find out which trade agreements the UK is negotiating, which have already been signed and how they apply to your business.

 

Existing UK trade agreements with non-EU countries

Guidance


Exporting to and importing from the EU

 

Find out how you can prepare to export and import goods from EU countries from 1 January 2021.

 

Prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021

 

Prepare to import goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021

 

Moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021

 - Guidance

 

Exporting controlled goods from 1 January 2021

Guidance

 

List of goods imported into Great Britain from the EU that are controlled from January 2021

 - Guidance


Exporting to and importing from non-EU countries

 

Find out how you can prepare to export and import goods from non-EU countries from 1 January 2021

 

Export goods to countries outside the EU: step by step

 

Import goods from outside the EU: step by step


Import controls and customs

 

You may need to be aware of certain import controls and restrictions.

 

Import controls

 - Guidance

 

Import, export and customs for businesses


 

Trade remedies

 

You can apply to the Trade Remedies Service if you want the Trade Remedies Investigations Directorate (TRID) to investigate imports which are causing or threatening injury to UK industry.

You can only apply for us to investigate imports where there is already an EU investigation taking place. You will be able to apply to us to investigate other imports you are concerned about from 1 January 2021.

 

Applying for a trade remedies investigation

Guidance

 


From: Department for International Trade


Published 30 October 2020


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