Actions for UK importers and exporters to prepare for a No-Deal Brexit

If you are a UK business that imports and/or exports, you will need to act now to prepare for the changes that will affect your trading with Europe and the rest of the world.

Businesses are taking action and by following some simple steps, you can better prepare your business for Brexit.

You should check the latest guidance and steps to:

Further information and key actions for UK businesses in a no-deal Brexit:

Further information and key actions for UK importers of goods in a no-deal Brexit:

  • You may need to pay different rates of customs duty (tariffs) on imports. These temporary rates would only be in place for up to 12 months.
  • See what preferential trade arrangements are in place under the Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) to reduce or remove tariffs on your imports from certain developing countries.

The Government is holding events to help your business get ready for Brexit. Sign up to:

Sign up for alerts (regular Brexit updates) on subjects including the Article 50 process, trade negotiations, and announcements about changes to trading.

Get detailed information and tailored guidance on Brexit by answering a few questions at gov.uk/brexit. If you can’t find the answers to your questions contact the imports and exports helpline.

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