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International resources

The UK Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020. This page brings together resources from the EU, UK and other jurisdictions providing practical information on trade, investment and doing business.

Latest news and insights

Cyprus faces up to pandemic and Brexit

25 September 2020: Stavros Pantzaris, Partner and Chairman of the Board at EY Cyprus, says that Cyprus’s economy is battling through the impacts of pandemic and is squaring up to Brexit.

Port of Rotterdam: “every Brexit is a hard Brexit”

22 September 2020: It was no good making assumptions. The Port of Rotterdam had to prepare for no UK/EU trade agreement early and now, with just a few weeks to go, it has already built a community of consensus, through stakeholder buy-in, to its new procedures.

Guidance from individual jurisdictions

Denmark - Danish Customs Agency - Brexit

Brexit information from the Danish Customs Agency (Toldstyrelsen), with Brexit for business pages covering customs, tax and duty from 1 January 2021. A Brexit hotline is available for companies with questions about trading with the UK after Brexit.

Belgium - Brexit hub

Brexit information from the Belgian Federal Government, to help Belgian citizens and businesses prepare for Brexit. Links are provided to relevant government resources, including a Brexit checklist provided by Belgian Customs and a Brexit Impact Scan to help Belgian companies assess the possible impact of Brexit on their business.

Germany - Brexit FAQs: Practical guidance

Experts from the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce answer frequently asked Brexit questions from companies based in the UK. Topics covered are: Marketing; Legal; Thoughts on Contractual Drafting for Brexit; Tax.

France - Preparing for Brexit

French government portal providing French citizens and businesses with practical information related to Brexit, including importing and exporting advice.

Netherlands - Brexit information for businesses

Brexit information from the Government of the Netherlands, to help Dutch businesses prepare for Brexit. Topics covered include long-term contracts and customs after Brexit.

UK government guidance

Living in Europe

Overview of the position for UK nationals living in the EU and the European Economic Area European Free Trade Area, covering residency, healthcare and pensions. More detailed guidance on the requirements for each country can be found in a series of Living-in guides

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.

EU guidance