If you’re new to importing, it’s easy to get caught out by unexpected or hidden costs. Our guide talks you through the fees, duties and taxes you’re likely to incur.
Helping businesses starting to trade overseas or expanding into new territoriesResources and Guides
Importing gives you access to goods and services that would otherwise be unavailable – it can be a real boost to your business, ensuring you can buy what you need at the best prices. But sourcing goods from abroad also comes with a host of things you’ll need to think about. We’ve set out some key pointers and benefits below.
Explore international trade support and opportunities
Buying and selling your products and services with companies in other countries can seem a daunting process. Working with the right partners can help you find confidence when you branch out to overseas markets. Visit these UK-based organisations for the right help exploring trade opportunities in new export markets.
Responsible for promoting British trade across the world and ensuring the UK takes advantage of the huge opportunities open to us.
Dedicated to supporting UK business through its network of Accredited Chambers and providing support to businesses trading overseas.
We’re proud to support the UK Government’s campaign to inspire and assist more businesses to sell their goods and services overseas.
Supporting UK businesses with their exporting ventures, insurance for exporters and sharing finance risk with banks.
Offers a number of initiatives for UK businesses to obtain funding for exporting activity. Particularly helpful to business experiencing difficulties securing funds.
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