Brexit News

Portuguese exports to UK fall: imports attract higher tariffs

Portugal’s economy minister has spoken about the effecrts of Brexit on Portugal. He said “Some exports have been very adversely affected,” he sai...
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Posted on February 4, 2022

‘Cut red tape to boost exports’

A Leicestershire soft drinks manufacturer has told Liz Truss 'Make export easier, with less red tape and more support' The Secretary of State for Internat...
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Posted on June 26, 2021

Fall in Olive Oil Exports Spain – UK Since Brexit

Exports of olive oil from Spain to the United Kingdom fell by 35 percent in January and February compared with the same period in 2020, according to Spain...
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Posted on May 11, 2021

Exports stable despite pandemic and Brexit

Export levels for West Midlands companies grew in the first quarter of this year despite disruption according to a new report. Twenty per cent of the busi...
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Posted on May 5, 2021

Government help for post-Brexit exports

Following a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce, suggesting that exports from the UK are falling after Brexit, a Government spokesman said: “The ...
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Posted on April 10, 2021

EU adamant over food exports

The Northern Ireland Protocol under Brexit has affected trade in livestock, seed potatoes, seeds, plants and even machinery between Northern Ireland and Sc...
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Posted on April 7, 2021

Exports to Finland fell by 23%, imports by up to 52% in January

Finland - United Kingdom trade decreased significantly at the end of the one-year transition period for Brexit in December. Finnish Customs figures sugges...
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Posted on March 16, 2021

International CEOs see post Brexit UK as more attractive

A new poll of global CEOs suggest that the UK is a more important growth prospect now than it was before the split with the EU. A survey of 5,000 chief ...
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Posted on March 11, 2021

EU make major vaccine exports despite domestic shortage

The European Union has allowed some 34 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine exports over the past weeks, according to figures published by the EU. There ar...
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Posted on March 10, 2021

Most freight through Ports on day after Brexit

One of Europe’s leading ferry companies has expressed their satisfaction about movement freight traffic on the first day post Brexit. A representativ...
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Posted on January 4, 2021

Cuxhaven port in Germany is navigating Brexit

Brexit will remain an unprecedented challenge for the North Sea port long after Britain’s newly agreed deal with the EU begins on January 1, because arou...
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Posted on December 31, 2020

Brexit rules to reduce casual imports of plants

Jersey horticulturalists are being reminded of new Brexit rules, which will make it more complicated to import plants into the island. From 1 January, yo...
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Posted on December 30, 2020

No-Deal Brexit tariffs could ‘wipe out’ Scottish exports, expert warns

A No-Deal Brexit could cost Scotland’s food and drink sector £2 billion and risk business losses. The chief executive of Scotland Food and Drink, said ...
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Posted on December 12, 2020

British bike companies fear cheap Chinese imports post Brexit

British bike companies are worried that they will be unable to compete with state-subsidised Chinese rivals if Brexit ends import tariffs on bikes from Chi...
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Posted on November 1, 2020

Brexit and Latvian exports

Britain is the sixth-largest export market for Latvia; this year up to August goods and services exported to England were worth EUR 436 million, more than ...
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Posted on October 30, 2020

Brexit checklist help for exports and imports

A UK consultancy has prepared a checklist for businesses which summarises some of the information from the Government: - Goods will be subject to customs ...
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Posted on August 10, 2020

Brexit: UK to reduce EU border checks

The government of the UK has indicated that HMRC will apply much less rigorous EU border checks on imports than initially planned, once the Brexit transiti...
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Posted on June 12, 2020

Free-to-use tools help navigate exports post-Brexit

The Department for International Trade has provided two digital tools for based businesses which export to the UK or export from the UK. The tools are a...
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Posted on February 4, 2020

Brexit – new border controls for freight

The British Ports Association's New Year statement has outlined priorities for 2020. The EU Withdrawal Agreement will mean new border controls for freig...
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Posted on January 12, 2020

Britain says 88pc of imports to face no tariffs in event of no-deal Brexit

The UK Government has said that a revised import tariff regime would come into force if there is a no-deal Brexit. 88 per cent of total imports by value wo...
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Posted on October 9, 2019

Whisky exports: new Scotland-Netherlands ferry possible

A Scottish company is discussing launching a new ferry line with a Dutch port Britain's potentially giving a speedy alternative route for Scottish exports ...
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Posted on August 27, 2019

HMRC no deal EU exit Guidance for Ro/Ro Ports and Eurotunnel

HMRC have published information to highlight changes at Roll-on Roll-off ports and Eurotunnel should the UK leave the EU without a deal on 12 April 2019. ...
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Posted on April 3, 2019

Consumers criticise possible plans for Brexit tariffs on food imports

Consumer groups are strongly opposed to any tariffs being put on food coming into the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit, saying it increase prices, and s...
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Posted on March 2, 2019

Brexit: Farmers to prepare for changes to imports and exports

The government is urging farming businesses to prepare for changes to animal imports and exports in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. Defra has published n...
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Posted on February 22, 2019

Brexit may affect Bangladesh exports to UK

Bangladeshi exporters fear that UK demand for their may reduce due to uncertainty the Brexit outcome. Bangladesh's export growth to the UK has reduced in ...
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Posted on February 8, 2019

Export/import Customs declarations if No Deal Brexit

HMRC this week is sending out letters to VAT registered businesses who currently import and/or export goods with the EU. The letter gives advice on actions...
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Posted on February 5, 2019

Brexit News for Logistics Institute

During a recent meeting at the Department of Transport, the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport were advised that the UK has successfully negot...
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Posted on December 27, 2018

Export or import of waste after Brexit

If there is a no deal Brexit, import/export licences issued by the UK would no longer be valid for shipments of waste to the 27 remaining EU countries, fro...
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Posted on December 3, 2018

Export of controlled goods after Brexit

The Export Control Joint Unit is responsible for the UK’s system of export controls on various specialised goods such as military items, which are regula...
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Posted on December 2, 2018

Logistics and transport after Brexit

Hauliers who currently carry export or import cargo to and from Europe may need to plan for alternative routes to move goods, according to the Government's...
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Posted on December 1, 2018

Advice for imports and exports post Brexit

On 23 August the government published a series of technical notices giving guidance on preparing for exporting and importing if there is a 'no deal' Brexit...
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Posted on November 29, 2018

Imports and Exports – new method of customs declarations

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs is phasing in a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS).   This is new technology, which replaces the existing Customs Han...
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Posted on November 27, 2018
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