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. 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

  3. 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

  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. HMRC exchange rates for 2017: monthly
  3. The single market (VAT Notice 725)
  4. Get a UK EORI number to trade within the EU
  5. Goods exported from the UK (VAT Notice 703)
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News and communications

  1. Rolls Royce seals deal at UK-Lebanon Business & Investment event
  2. Batch Brew bottles export success
  3. UKEF and VAMED agree framework to boost UK healthcare exports
  4. Wassenaar Arrangement Plenary Chair Statement 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Regional trade in goods statistics disaggregated by smaller geographical areas: 2017
  2. UK overseas trade in goods statistics: October 2018
  3. UK overseas trade in goods statistics October 2018: import and export data
  4. Regional trade statistics third quarter 2018: accompanying tables
  5. Regional trade statistics interactive analysis: third quarter 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Industrial Strategy: the Grand Challenges
  2. UK goods and services schedules at the WTO
  3. Industrial Strategy: Sector Deals
  4. HMRC impact assessment for the movement of goods if the UK leaves the EU without a deal
  5. DIT Education Sector Advisory Group minutes: 19 April 2018
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. UK Export Finance: prompt payment reports
  2. UKEF's implementation of the Equator Principles (1st November 2017 - 31st October 2018)
  3. Healthcare UK annual review April 2017 to March 2018
  4. Department for International Trade single departmental plan
  5. Government Annuities Investment Fund account 2010
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