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Exporting

The UK Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020. This page brings together guidance and news from ICAEW, as well as externally-produced resources providing practical information on export planning and international trade.

Need to know

Latest news and insights

Changes to retail exports and duty-free shopping

17 September 2020: Duty-free shops will return from 1 January 2021, but international visitors to Great Britain will no longer be able to buy and take with them tax-free purchases from other retailers in the country as the VAT retail export scheme is scrapped.

Guides and FAQs

Trading models after Brexit

ICAEW guide intended to help you understand how Brexit might impact on trade between the UK and the EU and the rest of the world. Our guide is aimed at ICAEW members in exporting or importing businesses or advisors to those businesses.

Export finance

Use our selection of books, guides, useful links, books and articles to find more information on export finance.

Webinars

External resources

Find an export market

Advice on how to research and understand export markets; visit markets to carry out research; and use trade shows to access customers, analyse the competition and assess demand.

 

Expert advice on exporting

Advice on how to expand a business overseas covering topics ranging from creating an export plan to managing payment for export orders

The UK transition ends in December

The transition period after Brexit ends in December and new rules apply from January 2021. Use this tool to get a personalised list of actions for you and your business. You can also sign up for emails to get updates for what you need to do.