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External resources on Brexit and supply chain

Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects sales, inventory planning and supply chain issues.

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

Freeports induction pack


This pack contains information for potential Freeport customs site operators, including the benefits of operating a business in a Freeport customs site, how to apply for the relevant authorisations and the benefits available in a Freeports tax site.

Supply chain resilience after Covid and Brexit


This 45-minute session with the Institute of Export and International Trade and Bibby Financial Services will update traders on the state of global trade as economies exit Covid-19 lockdowns and the UK adapts to new trade rules with the EU.

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.

INCOTERMS® 2020: Is Your Organisation Ready?

Institute of Exporting and International Trade

From 1 January 2020, the revised set of eleven Incoterms apply and businesses trading cross borders are able to incorporate them into their sales contracts. Here we look at what they are, why they matter, how they have changed, and explain how they if applied correctly, can expedite your cross-border shipments and enhance supply chain agility.

Trade tariffs

UK Government

Tool from the UK Government to look up commodity codes, duty and VAT rates

Market Access Map

International Trade Centre

Tool that allows you to identify customs tariffs, tariff rate quotas, trade remedies, regulatory requirements and preferential regimes applicable to your product. Includes a library of 400+ trade agreements. Funded by the EU and GRIPS.

Avoiding Brexit stock gaps

Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

Article from Supply Management magazine (CIPS) explaining how a short survey of your supply chain can help you see beyond your tier-one suppliers and provide the information needed to build up a realistic buffer.