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Category Archives:Exports

Real-time online sanctions tracker to assist importers and exporters

As the war in Ukraine rages, UK SMEs are facing new import and export headaches on top of any problems already being experienced with Brexit.

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Wine among goods and services to become cheaper to import from January 2022

Certain goods and services will become cheaper to import from around the world after 01 January 2022, it has been announced. Read More

Government knocks down hundreds of international trade barriers to unlock new export opportunities

The Government has dismantled 20 per cent more “barriers to international trade” in the last 12 months compared to previous years, a major study has revealed. Read More

How can Britain double its exports?

Yesterday, at the Global Investment Summit 2021, ministers vowed that Britain can double its exports to show off the best of its business with a new ‘ground-breaking’ plan of action.

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CHIEF service to close from March 2023, Government reveals

The Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system will be replaced by a single unified customs service from March 2023, it has been announced.

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NI Protocol: UK and EU agree to extend chilled meats grace period until 30 September 2021

Businesses in Great Britain will be allowed to continue moving certain chilled meat products across the Northern Ireland border after an extension was today agreed upon by the UK and EU.

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UK Export Finance records “record” year thanks to success of General Export Facility

UK Export Finance has recorded a “record” year thanks to the success of the General Export Facility (GEF), it has been revealed.

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UK to roll out independent tariff suspension scheme

Tariffs on some imported goods will be partially or wholly suspended to help UK firms become “more globally competitive”, it has been revealed. Read More

EU exports halt as UK firms encounter extra charges

Due to the new trade rules that came into effect on 1 January 2021, many UK businesses, who export to the EU, have been hit by extra charges, taxes and paperwork. Some have stopped exports to the EU as a result.  Read More

UK businesses still have ‘unanswered questions’ on post-Brexit rules

UK businesses are still unclear on which rules and regulations will apply to them once the Brexit transition period ends, according to data from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Read More

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