Export rules and regulations
Use our selection of briefings, books, articles, links and guides to find more information on export rules and regulations
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The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides a comprehensive collection of pages on exporting to over 150 countries. See also the library pages on Doing business in....
Import, export and customs for businesses: detailed information
A dedicated section of the Government website focused on export procedures including information on licenses and special rules, trade tariff codes, duty and VAT rates, and financial sanctions. . Specific guidance covers such subjects as:
- Export goods from the UK: step by step
- Get an EORI Economic Operators Registration and Identification) number
- Forms for import and export
- Check if you need to declare goods you bring into or take out of the UK
Export Control Joint Organisation
Information from the Department Department for International Trade on export licences, including links to SPIRE, the website for the online export licence applications.
Access2Markets is an interactive, free online service from the European Commission with information for more than 100 countries on:
- import tariffs and internal taxes
- import formalities (e.g. customs procedures and requirements) with sample forms
- trade barriers
It covers both exporting to the EU and exporting from the EU.
Terms of trade for the sale for the sale of goods developed by the International Chamber of Commerce. The full rules are available to purchase from the ICC site.
Guides from Atom Content Marketing
- Essential guide to VAT and duty on imports and exports
Whether you are importing or exporting, there are important VAT and duty rules and procedures. These depend on whether you are dealing with a customer or supplier in another European Union (EU) country, or with the rest of the world.
- Understand legal issues for exporters
Understanding and dealing with the legal issues involved in exporting leaves your free to get on with building your export sales. Fortunately, there is plenty of help available. The government is keen to help exporters and business support organisations can provide both general and country-specific advice.
Articles and books in the Library collection
- View a list of books in our collection on exporting
- View a list of articles in our collection on exporting
To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.
You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports through our document supply service.
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