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International Trade Week Roundup and Other Opportunities

International Trade Week 2022 saw more than 10,000 business sign ups across 116 events, with hundreds of businesses and organisations also posting on social media using #TradeWeek to share their expertise on trade, exporting and investment. Here is a roundup of events and opportunities from DIT: International Trade Week, 31st October – 4th November: Launch of the Made in the…
Natalie Creaney
November 11, 2022
September 2, 2022 in Export Working Party, Export Working Party Archive, Regulatory Affairs Working Party, Regulatory Affairs Working Party Archive

Update: Declaring reusable packaging for Great Britain imports and exports

When to submit a safety and security declaration for imports into Great Britain has changed. No new import controls will be introduced in 2022. A new target operating model of border controls will be published in Autumn 2022, with an aim to introduce the new rules by the end of 2023. The full guidance document can be accessed here.
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August 5, 2022 in Export Working Party, Export Working Party Archive, Membership News, Membership News Archive, Procurement Working Party, Procurement Working Party Archive

Will you be at Medica? DxPx EU. Startups & industry partners save 80% on partnering tickets before August 13!

DxPx is a new organisation trying to get investors and business exchanges running in the IVD sector. They had a side conference at AACC last week and they will be running this at the Messe alongside Medica. There are a limited number of tickets reserved for our Super-Early bird Special for the European DxPx Investor & Industry Conference on November…
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July 8, 2022 in Export Working Party, Export Working Party Archive

HMRC provides updated guidance on declarations, safety requirements and CHIEF.

Please see the below updated information and guidance from HMRC on import/export of goods. Guidance on making a delayed supplementary import declaration using CHIEF has been updated, please find more information here. Guidance on making a delayed supplementary import declaration using the Customs Declaration Service has been updated, please find more information here. Guidance on safety and security requirements on…
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June 24, 2022 in Export Working Party, Export Working Party Archive

UK launches talks on a free-trade agreement with the Gulf Cooperation Council

The Department for International Trade has this week announced that the launch of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar. Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Equivalent to the UK’s seventh largest export market, the GCC bloc’s demand for international products and services is expected to grow rapidly…
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June 24, 2022 in Export Working Party, Export Working Party Archive, Highlights, Highlights Archive, Regulatory Affairs Working Party, Regulatory Affairs Working Party Archive

HMRC urges businesses to switch to the new Customs Declaration Service for exchange of goods between GB and UK

HMRC has reached out to businesses this week alerting them of the need to utilise the new Customs Declaration Service in advance of 30 September 2022. The new streamlined customs IT platform must be used from this date onwards, and it will replace the previous Customs Handling Import and Export Freight (CHIEF), representing a significant upgrade by providing businesses with…
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