Guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 1 January 2021.
The UK has left the EU
This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It'll be updated if anything changes.
You can also read about the transition period.
The UK does not have a trade agreement with United Arab Emirates.
Tariffs and quotas
The UK exports to United Arab Emirates on Most Favoured Nation terms under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules.
Check United Arab Emirates’ import tariffs and quotas under WTO rules on the Market Access MAP website.
Find out how UK businesses can manage risk when doing business in United Arab Emirates.
The export licensing regulations for controlled goods will change.
Controlled goods include:
- military items
- dual-use items (items with both civil and military uses)
Find out how export licensing for controlled goods will change.
Sanctions and embargoes
Exports of certain categories of product to some countries are subject to embargoes or sanctions.
Find out about the new sanction and embargo regulations.
Get in touch with DIT:
- to find a trade office near you
- for support with exporting from the UK
Find out about opportunities for exporting to United Arab Emirates in our country guide on great.gov.uk.