Trading in Goods – where to start?
On 24 December 2020, the European Union and the United Kingdom reached an agreement in principle on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The NI Protocol covers Trade in Goods, so that means no customs paperwork for Cross-Border
Traders, however if you have trade with GB you will need to be aware of changes to trade in goods. It will be important that you map your supply chain and know about the journey of your goods.
This section will cover the following areas;-
- Trade Routes – Customs Paperwork Required.
- EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
- Import and Export Declarations.
- Rules of Origin.
- Commodity Codes.
- Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Controls (refers to movement of agri-food goods, plants and animals).
- Supply Chain. How To Map and Key Tips.
- Regulation, Standards, Labelling.
- Intellectual Property.
Trade Routes – Customs Paperwork Required
Everything you need to know on Trade Routes & Transit.
EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
Further information provided at the link below.
Import and Export Declarations
How to videos showing how to complete import and export declarations.
This guide provides clear and important information about Incoterms and how to use them.
Rules of Origin
This guide introduces rules of origin, what they are, what you need to know, follow up actions and provides scenario planning information to prepare you for 2021.
These are important codes which identify your goods, you need to know what these codes are, how to check if they are right (including how to videos).
These are important terms to know that will help your business in the planning and preparation for 2021.
Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Controls
The export and import of live animals, products of animal origin (including fish), germinal products, animal by-products (i.e. not for human consumption) and some plants will be subject to additional SPS border checks.
This guide provides information that will help you identify where your key opportunities and risks are and what actions you can take now to protect your supply chain.
Regulation, Standards, Labelling
EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. This guide looks at key areas such as regulation, standards and labelling changes.
This guide provides more information about Intellectual Property and what steps businesses should take next.
These are frequently asked questions relating to Trading in Goods for businesses operating in both, Ireland and Northern Ireland.