Please see below the latest relevant updates on Business Readiness.
UK – NI goods regulations and movement
Placing manufactured goods on the market in Great Britain from 1 January 2021: Guidance updated today to include information about placing qualifying goods on the market in Great Britain from Northern Ireland.
Placing manufactured goods on the market in Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021: Guidance first published today - what you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods you place on the Northern Ireland market from 1 January 2021.
Moving goods under the Northern Ireland Protocol: Updated guidance in section two.
List of customs agents and fast parcel operators: The list of customs agents and the list of fast parcel operators have been updated today.
Customs, VAT and Excise UK transition legislation from 1 January 2021: There has been an update under the heading Statutory Instruments, to include a link to The Customs (Declarations) (Amendment and Modification) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.
International Trade and GSP announcement
Preferential tariffs continue for eligible developing countries - Government announced today that removals and reductions of tariffs on goods from developing countries to continue after the end of the transition period
Trading with developing nations from 1 January 2021: Details on the UK’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) first published today.
Continuing the UK's trade relationship with Côte d’Ivoire: parliamentary report: The government’s approach to maintaining continuity in the trade relationship between the UK and Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) from 1 January 2021.
Public procurement policy
Public-sector procurement from 1 January 2021: Information for public authorities, businesses and other organisations on the outcome for public procurement policy from 1 January 2021. First published today