Exporting to Spain

A guide for British businesses who are interested in developing their overseas trade and doing business in Spain.

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A detailed guide on doing business in and with Spain. The guide contains information on:

  • challenges of doing business in Spain
  • growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and Spain
  • opportunities in Spain
  • start-up and market entry considerations
  • legal considerations
  • tax and customs considerations
  • entry requirements
  • who to contact for more help

More information


Learn about changes for UK exporters to Spain if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Managing risk

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Updates to this page

Published 11 April 2014
Last updated 4 August 2015 + show all updates
  1. 2015 update of exporting to Spain guide.

  2. First published.

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