UK Trade Tariff: suspensions from Customs Duty

Guidance on temporary suspension or reduction of Customs Duty.



Under EU legislation certain goods benefit from a temporary suspension or reduction of Customs Duty. This guidance explains the background, scope and coverage of these temporary suspensions.

You can find the specific commodities in the UK Trade Tariff tool.

Published 1 January 2009
Last updated 18 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. Requests for information on duty suspension should be made to the Department for International Trade using the new email contact details and section headed 'Enquiries concerning scope' has been removed.
  2. This guidance has been updated to reflect import and export legislation changes from 1 May 2016.
  3. First published.