Please see the latest business updates below.
Trade in animal products
Trading with the UK: exporting animals and animal products to the UK: Updated with the name of the UK Office of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Trade Assurance which will co-ordinate SPS trade assurance in the UK.
Movement of Goods and Designated Standards
Trading and moving endangered species protected by CITES from 1 January 2021: Added section on returned goods.
Information for EU nationality staff
EU Settlement Scheme: presentation: Updated to reflect end of EU transition period.
Border Operating Model case studies
The Border Operating Model: the Links concerning Rules of Origin have now been updated
On Tuesday 12 January the Department for International Trade and The Foreign Commonwealth Office will host a webinar on the UK’s Generalised Scheme of Preference (GSP). If your business currently imports or is interested in importing goods from countries in the list shown in this attachment Country Frameworks, this session might be of interest. Click here to register
Reminder for UK-EU trade
Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU: This page contains information and links on how to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK’s deal with the EU and how to declare goods imported into the UK on your import declaration.For those products being exported from the UK to the EU that do not qualify for preferential rates and will be subject to the EU’s Common External Tariff, the tariff rates can be found here at the Access to Markets tool by entering the relevant tariff code: https://trade.ec.europa.eu/access-to-markets/en/content
Important updates to Customs Regulations
Notice to be made under the Customs (Records) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Notices to be made under the Customs (Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018:
Notice to be made under the Customs Tariff (Preferential Trade Arrangements) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020: Notice to be made under the Customs Safety and Security Procedures (EU Exit) Regulations 2020:
Notice to be made under the Customs (Transitional) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020:
Notices to be made under the Customs and Excise (Miscellaneous Provisions and Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019:
Notices to be made under the Customs (Export) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Notices under the Customs (Special Procedures and Outward Processing) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
Notices to be made under The Customs (Managed Transition Procedure) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
Notices to be made under The Customs (Reliefs from a Liability to Import Duty) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
EU-UK data and dividends/ interest transfers
EU business: data protection and copyright: Updated with the latest information on transferring personal data to the UK.
Receiving interest, royalties or dividends payments from the EU: Find out about changes to tax deductions from interest, royalties and dividends following the end of the Brexit transition period.