Theme: Brexit


Brexit “Five Years On”

The original Brexit date was 29th March 2019, but the final date was 31st January 2020. Five years on from the original date, how has the customs industry changed? Find out in this article.

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World Trade News: August 2023 Edition

​​​​​​​Trade Deals Around the World is our periodic update, giving you a quick and easy overview of what has happened in the many trade deal negotiations worldwide. ​​​​​​​We focus on the European Union and the United Kingdom and watch China and the United States. In this update, we look back on July’s events.

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World Trade

ATR Certificate Explained

An ATR certificate is an essential customs document for trade between Türkiye and the EU, but is not a certificate of origin as commonly assumed. Find out how ATR documents really work in this article.

ATR certificate is an essential customs document for trade between Türkiye and the EU

Red, white, and export: why the US is an attractive market for UK food exporters

The US is the third largest export market for the UK food and drink sector, valued at £2 billion in 2021. Discover four reasons why this trade route is so appetising in this article.

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United States

New Import Rules for Plant Products, Animals and Animal Products

Importers of plant products, live animals or animal products from the EU to Great Britain must follow TOM risk categories. Learn the rules and procedures to ensure smooth imports.

UK Target Border Operating Model
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Transit Documents: What Do I Need?

Customs transit is a customs procedure used to move goods within one customs territory, via another, or between two or more different customs territories. The transit procedure can be used to delay the payment of import duties and value-added tax. Duties and VAT can be temporarily suspended.

Road Map Transit Documents

Welsh Freeport Locations Confirmed!

The announcement of the Welsh freeport locations completes the unveiling of the UK’s mainland free emission zones. But where are they, and what benefits will they bring? Find out in this article.

Welsh Freeports Confirmed

IUU Catch Certificates

​​​​​​​You need to prove that your catch is legal and safe for consumption when importing fish into the UK. But how, when, and why do you need an IUU Catch Certificate (IUUCC)? Find out in this article.

Fishing Regulations

Spotlight On: Nottingham

Manufacturing, construction, lace, and more. Toni Henstock explains how her small but powerful team of import declarants services the UK in this article.

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Office Spotlight
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Meet Our People: James Simpson

In our series #WeAreCustomsSupport, you will meet the people behind Customs Support. We value our colleagues and the work they do. In this series, we will interview the people who are always ready to assist you with importing or exporting your goods without worries. Next up in this series is James Simpson, who is the UK SCDP manager.

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