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GOV.UK is a UK public sector information website, created by the Government Digital Service to provide a single point of access to HM Government services.

This tool provides traders exporting goods from the UK with information about duties and customs procedures for markets around the world and information about UK border procedures.

The Investment Support Directory is an online tool to help connect international investors to businesses across the UK which provide services key to helping a business set up or expand their operations in the UK, including experts in accountancy, law, consultancy and recruitment.

The Export Opportunities Service lists business opportunities around the world from companies that want UK products.

Certificate of free sale of food, drink and agricultural products

Certificate of free sales for medical devices  

Information on more than 100 different countries for businesses interested in developing their overseas trade, doing business overseas or setting up in business overseas.

Before you start exporting and before you quote to supply goods, look at this checklist to ensure you get your approach right and include all costs in your pricing structure.

Guidance regarding importing various products from specific countries into the UK.

UK Trade Data enables you to find statistics on international trade, to and from the UK. This data is collected from the EU-wide Intrastat survey and from Customs import and export entries, both administered by HMRC. A helpline and email address is available to help you find what you are looking for.

The British Library Guide to sources of information for exporters includes sources of information on different countries, statistics for overseas trade, accessible databases of company information etc.

For details of freight forwarders, and other organisations assisting international trade.

Authorised Economic Operator e-learning package for anyone involved in AEO or considering making an application. Information on AEO, including details of authorised companies can be found on the HMRC website.

Find out the meaning of FOB, ATA Carnet and other international trade terms on the Market Access Database.

 

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