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External resources on exporting

Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects export rules and international trade.

Looking for the ICAEW view on Brexit? Find the latest updates and expert analysis on exporting at the ICAEW Brexit hub.

Trading with the EU and Northern Ireland – SME toolkit


Bite-sized summaries explaining the actions and decisions that SMEs need to take when importing and exporting, providing services in the EU, travelling for business, trading and moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland, hiring EU citizens, and protecting data and IP. Includes a useful glossary of terms you need to know and helpline numbers.

Keep your business moving: Video explainers on new rules for doing business with EU

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Suite of on-demand short videos from UK government for businesses on importing, exporting, rules of origin, tariffs, providing services to EU markets, Northern Ireland, data handling, hiring staff, and selling goods. Sector-specific videos also cover chemicals regulations, IP, emissions, waste, and Horizon funding.

Exporting: Actions you need to take now


HMRC webinar explaining what businesses need to do to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It covers key export processes – staged border controls, zero-rated VAT, customs declaration, using an intermediary, licences, certificates and authorisations.

French customs information for businesses and individuals


French government portal page providing answers to customs questions following the end of the Brexit transition period. Includes English and French language versions of 'Preparing for Brexit - French customs guidelines' detailed guidance and a collection of notes for operators, explaining current procedures in place since Brexit.

Find an export market

Department for International Trade

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.


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