Exporting to Venezuela

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



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

  • challenges of doing business in Venezuela
  • benefits and growth potential of the market
  • trade between the UK and Venezuela
  • opportunities in Venezuela
  • 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 Venezuela if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Managing risk

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Published 6 October 2014
Last updated 20 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. 2017 update of Venezuela export guide.
  2. Updated with 2015 information
  3. New HTML guide uploaded
  4. First published.