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Reference document for The Trade Preference Scheme (Developing Countries Trading Scheme) Regulations 2023

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Find the UK’s tariff rates for countries eligible for the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) as referenced in The Trade Preference Scheme (Developing Countries Trading Scheme) Regulations 2023.

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Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS): graduated goods

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Goods where preferential duties on imports will be suspended under the DCTS.

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First published.

Preference tiers under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme

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This guidance explains the different preference tiers under the DCTS, including benefits for each tier, criteria for moving between tiers and transition periods.

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Understanding rules of origin under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme

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This guidance explains what rules of origin (RoOs) are and the changes under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS).

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Product specific rules schedule for least developed countries

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Guidance on changes to product specific rules for least developed countries (LDCs) under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS).

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UK standards and regulatory import requirements

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This guidance provides an introductory guide to the standards and regulatory requirements that businesses may need to meet, to import and sell goods in the UK.

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How to export to the UK using the Developing Countries Trading Scheme

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This guidance explains the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) and how businesses can use it to export products to the UK.

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First published.

Tariff changes under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme

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Guidance on tariff changes from the UK’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (UK GSP) to the the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS).

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How to claim preferences under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS)

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This guidance outlines the requirements for claiming preferential tariffs under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS).

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Identify tariffs by product under the Developing Countries Trading Scheme

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This guidance provides an overview of the different tariffs for products exported to the UK under the DCTS, including how to identify commodity codes.

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First published.

Notices to exporters

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Notices to exporters published by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU).

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‘Notices to exporters 2023/10: court judgement on CAAT legal challenge’ added to the collection.

Notices to exporters 2023/10: court judgement on CAAT legal challenge

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This notice publishes the court judgement on Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) legal challenge.

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Joint outcome statement: UK-India round ten FTA negotiations

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Round ten of negotiations for a free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the Republic of India

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UK introduces new post-Brexit trading scheme for developing countries

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The UK’s landmark scheme to boost trade with developing countries starts today.

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Reference Documents for The Customs Tariff (Preferential Trade Arrangements) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020

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Find the UK’s preferential tariffs and Rules of Origin for the agreements contained within the Customs Tariff (Preferential Trade Arrangements and Tariff Quotas) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020.

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Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Singapore, Kenya and Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique Origin Reference Documents updated dated 16 June 2023

Trading with developing nations

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Collected documents associated with the Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS).

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A link to an informational video created by DBT has been added to the information box at the bottom of the collection page description. It explains how the DCTS helps UK businesses and consumers.

The Atlantic Declaration

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The Atlantic Declaration: A framework for a twenty-first century US-UK Economic Partnership.

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Explanatory note added addressing the national security risks posed by certain types of outbound investment.

Ethnic diversity of UK boards: the Parker Review

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Independent review by Sir John Parker into the ethnic diversity of UK boards.

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Addition of 2023 update from the Parker Review: improving the ethnic diversity of boards.

UK puts pen to paper on fifth trade pact with a US state

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The UK will today sign a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) designed to grow trade with Utah

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UK and Utah trade and economic cooperation memorandum of understanding

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Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on trade and economic co-operation between the United Kingdom and the US state of Utah, signed 22 June 2023.

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UK MOUs with US states on economic cooperation and trade relations

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Find out about the memoranda of understanding (MOU) on cooperation and trade relations the UK has signed with US states.

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UK and Utah trade and economic cooperation memorandum of understanding added to collection.

UK and North Carolina State hold second Working Group meeting

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Second North Carolina Working Group meeting under the UK – North Carolina trade MoU takes place in Manchester.

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First published.

UK-Australia FTA: origin status and reduced rate of customs duty

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Find out how to prove the originating status of your goods and check if you can claim preferential tariff treatment.

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First published.

UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement

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Business guidance, explainers and other documents to help you understand the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia.

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‘Origin status and reduced rate of customs duty’ guidance added to the business guidance section of the collection page.

UK-New Zealand FTA: origin status and reduced rate of customs duty

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Find out how to prove the originating status of your goods and check if you can claim preferential tariff treatment.

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First published.

UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

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Business guidance, explainers and other documents to help you understand the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the UK and New Zealand.

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‘Origin status and reduced rate of customs duty’ guidance added to the business guidance section of the collection page.

UK-Lebanon association agreement

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Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the agreement on trade between the UK and Lebanon.

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Addition of link to UK-Lebanon committee documents under ‘Agreement document’ section.

UK-Lebanon committee documents

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Decisions, documents and meeting minutes from the UK-Lebanon committees.

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