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Guidance: Problems viewing preferential agreements on the UK Online Tariff look up tool (Tariff stop press notice 5)
Find out about the issues happening on the UK Online Tariff look up tool.
From 1st January 2021, imports of excise goods (alcohol, tobacco and certain oils) from the EU will be treated the same as imports from the rest of the world. This includes moving imported excise goods within the UK.
Sajid Javid, U.K. Finance Chief, resignation and other changes as Boris Johnson Re-shuffles his Team
Sajid Javid has resigned as chancellor following a reported row with Boris Johnson during the prime minister’s first cabinet reshuffle since the December election.
UK overseas trade statistics (OTS) data detailing international trade in goods at summary product and country level. This publication supplements the December 2019 UK Overseas Trade in Goods statistics and contains first estimates of the whole of 2019. The previous 2 years first estimates were included in the relevant December release.
The UK left the European Union on 31 January. We now have the opportunity to develop an independent trade policy. The UK has always been a champion of free trade and firm believer in the vital role trade plays in boosting wealth and raising billions out of poverty. We will seek to use our new powers to catalyse free trade across the world
Today, the government has confirmed plans to introduce import controls on EU goods at the border after the transition period ends on 31 December 2020.
The EU exit transition period allows the UK and EU to negotiate a new post-Brexit relationship. Although the timescale is challenging, the UK Government aims to agree a new UK/EU free trade agreement by 31st December 2020.
The following factsheet explains why HMRC visits a premises to inspect excise goods and any items linked to those goods or relevant services.
This article contains a factsheet which provides information about checks regarding Excise Duty.
Announced, on 3rd February 2020, is this statement which sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship. Further details on this and other trade negotiations will be made available to Parliament as the process develops.
Brexit is the UK’s biggest geopolitical move in decades. What will change and what will stay the same when Britain officially leaves the European Union on Friday at 2300 hrs?
Please be advised, due to scheduled maintenance you will be unable to access EMCS from – (5pm to 11pm) – on Wednesday 12 February 2020.
In anticipation of this, where possible, you are encouraged to make use of the advance submission functionality – (a movement can be submitted to EMCS up to 7-days prior to the Date of Dispatch).
U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has been in London to discuss potential trade deals with the UK once it leaves the European Union.