Trade and investment


  1. Trade Tariff: look up commodity codes, duty and VAT rates

    Search for import and export commodity codes and for tax, duty and licences that apply to your goods

  2. Tax and customs for goods sent from abroad

    VAT, duty and customs declarations for goods received by post or courier - paying, collecting your goods, getting a refund and documents

  3. Sign in to HMRC excise, import and export services

    Sign in to Intrastat, eBTI and New Export System and other excise, import and export services

  4. Bringing goods into the UK

    Bringing in goods when you travel to the UK from abroad - types of tax and duty, EU and non-EU arrivals, and banned and restricted goods

  5. Get an EORI number

    Apply to get an Economic Operator Registration and Identification scheme (EORI) number to export or import goods to or from countries outside the EU

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Guidance and regulation

  1. HMRC exchange rates for 2018: monthly
  2. Partnership pack: preparing for changes at the UK border after a ‘no deal’ EU exit
  3. HMRC exchange rates for 2017: monthly
  4. The single market (VAT Notice 725)
  5. Goods exported from the UK (VAT Notice 703)
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News and communications

  1. British firms secure £2 billion of deals at Expo in Shanghai
  2. £109 million investment to create 359 jobs
  3. DIT supports Plymouth firm producing 2.6 billion products a year
  4. British Embassy Warsaw and Polish Association of Local Government Carriers sign letter of intent
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Research and statistics

  1. UK overseas trade in goods statistics: September 2018
  2. UK overseas trade in goods statistics September 2018: import and export data
  3. Regional trade in goods statistics disaggregated by smaller geographical areas: 2017
  4. Trade and investment core statistics book
  5. VAT gap estimates
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Trade with New Zealand
  2. Trade with Australia
  3. Trade with the US
  4. Overseas sales soar for Simworx following support from UKEF
  5. Joint Statement: Inaugural meeting of US-UK Financial Regulatory Working Group
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Healthcare UK annual review April 2017 to March 2018
  2. Department for International Trade single departmental plan
  3. Government Annuities Investment Fund account 2010
  4. UK Strategic Export Controls annual report 2017
  5. Department for International Trade annual report and accounts 2017 to 2018
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