Useful International Information

Check How to Export Goods is a tool that 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.

DIT Investment Support Directory

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

DIT Export Opportunities Service

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

Certificate of free sale for food, drink and agricultural products

Certificate of free sales for medical devices  

Registration for the VAT MINI One Stop Shop scheme

Place of supply of digital services and VAT Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS) guidance.

Exporting Country Guides

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

Export Checklist

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.

Do I Need An Import Licence? 

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

UK Trade Data

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.

Guide to sources of information for exporters

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.

Chamber Members' Directory

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

D2N2 Guide to Exporting Factsheet

Translation Services

Authorised Economic Operator e-learning Package 

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.

Glossary of International Trade Terms

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





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