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The rules for trading with the UK have changed

Make sure your EU-based business is ready

The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking is a new UK product marking that is used for goods being placed on the market in Great Britain (England, Wales and Scotland). It covers most goods which previously required the CE marking, known as ‘new approach’ goods.

The UKCA marking came into effect on 1 January 2021. However, to allow businesses time to adjust to the new requirements, you will still be able to use the CE marking until 1 January 2023 in most cases. Read more information here.

Action for businesses

Sector specific Brexit transition actions

The UK government continues to update Brexit transition advice for business at GOV.UK/transition. If you run an EU-based business, check the rules you need to follow to continue trading with the UK at GOV.UK/eubusiness.

UK-Slovakia Trade and Investment Factsheets

This factsheet presents the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and Slovakia. It summarises a wide range of publicly available data, from data providers such as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), as well as international data providers.

This factsheet is part of a wider range produced by the Department for International Trade which draws together many data sources into one single compendium document for each individual trade and investment partner. The full set of factsheets for different individual partners can be found on the Trade and Investment Factsheets website on GOV.UK.

View the latest trade statistics

Date of release: 18 March 2022; Date of next planned release: 15 April 2022

BCC press release being issued today on the Brexit anniversary and our five key proposals to improve trade between the UK and Europe.

You can read the article here

Following the announcement of the UK-EU trade agreement, take a look at the BCC UK analysis of the UK-EU Trade Deal here.

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