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Placing manufactured products on the market

Page summary:
Find out which standards and regulations apply to your product and how to make sure you follow the right procedures.

Change made:
Conformity assessment section updated with link to ‘Conformity assessment testing under mutual recognition or free trade agreements’ page.

Notice to Importers 2953: Russia import sanctions

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Import prohibitions in force under the Russia Sanctions Regulations 2019, as amended. It should be read alongside the statutory guidance.

Change made:
Information on monitoring and enforcement and displaying supply chain history updated in ‘Guidance on third country processed Russian diamonds measures’. Information on monitoring and enforcement updated in ‘Guidance on third country processed iron and steel measures’. Header and section on ‘Guidance on imports from the European Union and Switzerland’ updated to include Norway in ‘Guidance on third country processed iron and steel measures’.

Membership of the SME Digital Adoption Taskforce Announced

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The Department for Business and Trade announces the membership of the SME Digital Adoption Taskforce

Change made:
First published.

UK trade agreements in effect

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Find out about trade agreements that can be used now.

Change made:
Updated values for total UK trade with each country and bloc.

Notice to exporters 2024/09: update on AUKUS

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An update on progress with the AUKUS partnership on export control reforms.

Change made:
First published.

UK-USA Mutual Recognition Agreement*

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Documents relating to the UK-USA Mutual Recognition Agreement.

Change made:
Addition of links to UK regulations covered by MRA.

Time updated:
8:30am, 1 May 2024

UK-New Zealand Mutual Recognition Agreement

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Documents relating to the UK-New Zealand Mutual Recognition Agreement.

Change made:
Addition of links to UK regulations covered by the MRA.

UK-Australia Mutual Recognition Agreement

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Documents relating to the UK-Australia Mutual Recognition Agreement.

Change made:
Addition of links to UK regulations covered by the MRA.

Notice to exporters 2024/07: Russian sanctions

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UK company fined for the unlicensed trade of goods, in breach of The Russian (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

Change made:
First published.

UK-Switzerland Mutual Recognition Agreement*

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The UK and Switzerland have signed a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) to reduce non-tariff barriers related to conformity assessment in 5 sectors.

Change made:
Addition of links to UK regulations covered by the MRA.

Conformity assessment testing under mutual recognition or free trade agreements

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When you can use a designated UK-based conformity assessment body (CAB) to test your goods against the importing market’s regulations.

Change made:
First published.

Placing manufactured products on the market

Page summary:
Find out which standards and regulations apply to your product and how to make sure you follow the right procedures.

Change made:
Conformity assessment section updated with link to ‘Conformity assessment testing under mutual recognition or free trade agreements’ page.

UK-Japan CEPA documents

Page summary:
Decisions, documents and meeting minutes from the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).

Change made:
Decisions no 1/2021, no 2/2021 and no 3/2021 have been added to the page.

*Note: Medical and IVD devices are not covered under these agreements

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