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Export & Import

Guides, advice and the latest news on exporting, importing, logistics and shipping for the UK small business. As well as offering practical help on export and import topics, this section contains interviews and case studies with young businesses that have captured the opportunity to enhance their offering to a global status.

5 things to remember when exporting for the first time

Micro businesses are put off exporting, despite knowing there is an overseas market for their products. Mike Wilson offers a guide to exporting for the first time.

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The essential guide to commodity codes and HS categories

In this guide we’ll look at when and why commodity codes are used, what they look like, and how to find the right one for your needs.

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Do I need an import licence?

Import licences are needed for goods the Government does not want to come into Britain unmonitored. Find out whether what you’re importing needs an import licence

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CBAM – EU’s new green import tax explained

The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) will start from October. For manufacturers exporting to the EU, here's what we know so far.

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Border Target Operating Model and how it will affect your business

The introduction of the Border Target Operating Model will make it harder for UK businesses to import meat and dairy products.

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Microbusinesses lead way when it comes to exports

Nearly half of microbusinesses made exports last year compared with 39% in 2021

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Export Support Package – what is it and how do I apply?

If you've thought about exporting but are unsure where to start, the Export Support Package might be able to help

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Import duty explained

Find out everything you need to know about Import VAT and Customs Duty in this handy Small Business guide

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Export Support Package – what is it and how do I apply?

If you've thought about exporting but are unsure where to start, the Export Support Package might be able to help

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Import duty explained

Find out everything you need to know about Import VAT and Customs Duty in this handy Small Business guide

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Import duty and zero VAT rated goods

If I want to import zero VAT-rated goods, will I still have to pay import taxes on them? Where can I find more information about this?

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How to import plants into the UK

Importing plants is a complex process. This guide will walk you through it, with Joe Thompson of Underleaf describing his experiences

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How to import from Turkey to the UK

Total trade in goods between Turkey and the UK totalled £18.1bn in 2021. Here are the steps to consider when importing from this valuable trading partner

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Exporting goods abroad: A complete guide for small businesses

In this article, we present the main considerations for a business looking to break into international markets – and look at two businesses that found success in exporting.

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A guide to getting a small business loan

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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How to create good cashflow habits

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