UK Trade Tariff: volume 1

General information about the tariff including valuing goods for VAT, customs and excise duties. How to appeal a tax decision or request a ruling from HMRC.

This collection brings together detailed information for importers and exporters covering:

  • prohibitions and restrictions
  • reliefs
  • duties
  • suspensions
  • VAT
  • other applicable charges and rules you’ll need to apply when importing to or exporting from the UK

You can use the UK Trade Tariff tool to search for import and export commodity codes as well as the tax, duty and licenses that apply to your goods.


  1. UK Trade Tariff: correlation tables
  2. UK Trade Tariff: customs duty relief on pharmaceutical products
  3. UK Trade Tariff: department responsibility and legislation
  4. UK Trade Tariff: European Union and new member states
  5. UK Trade Tariff: import prohibitions and restrictions
  6. UK Trade Tariff: export prohibitions and restrictions
  7. UK Trade Tariff: Common Agricultural Policy (charges and refunds)
  8. UK Trade Tariff: anti-dumping and countervailing duties
  9. UK Trade Tariff: preferential trade arrangements for countries outside the EU
  10. UK Trade Tariff: tariff quotas and ceilings
  11. Suspensions or reductions from Customs Duty for UK Trade Tariff
  12. UK Trade Tariff: relief from customs and excise duties and VAT
  13. UK Trade Tariff: end-use relief on goods used for a prescribed use
  14. UK Trade Tariff: excise duties, reliefs, drawbacks and allowances
  15. UK Trade Tariff: VAT
  16. UK Trade Tariff: valuing goods
  17. UK Trade Tariff: appeals
Published 1 January 2009