Rules of Origin: Check your goods comply to trade tariff-free with the EU: With a trade deal in place, UK businesses can trade tariff-free with the EU from 1 January if their products meet agreed Rules of Origin. UK traders need to check if their products comply and how to prove they originate. 

For more information visit the GOV.UK website.

Changes to approved exporter authorisations from 1 January 2021: Guidance has been issued about approved exporter authorisations, which are issued in the UK no longer being valid in EU countries from 1 January 2021.

For more information visit the GOV.UK website.

Declaring reusable packaging for Great Britain imports and exports from 1 January 2021: From 1 January 2021, reusable packaging will require an import or export declaration. You may be able to make a declaration at the border (known as a ‘declaration by conduct’) instead and provide information to HMRC on a quarterly basis.

For more information visit the GOV.UK website.

Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU from 1 January 2021: Guidance has been added explaining how to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK's deal with the EU and how to declare goods imported into the UK on your import declaration.

For more information visit the GOV.UK website.

Why not visit the Business Wales EU Transition Portal for advice and information for your business.

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