importing and exporting

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.

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

Check the latest import and export guidance

Consider key actions in a no-deal Brexit - exporters

Consider key actions in a no-deal Brexit - importers

Stay up-to-date on Brexit and receive tailored guidance

Sign up for alerts on regular Brexit updates on subjects including the Article 50 process, trade negotiations, and announcements about changes to trading. You can also find detailed information and tailored Brexit guidance 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

Helpful resources

The Department for International Trade (DIT) have created three informative videos that can be shared with members and supply chains to answer queries on tariffs:

Watch: What is a tariff?
Watch: Tariffs - what happens if we leave the EU with no deal?

Watch: What is a Tariff Rate Quota?

The DIT has also published guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to various countries if we leave the EU with no deal.