The UK left the European Union on 31 January.

We now have the opportunity to develop an independent trade policy. The consultation will close on 5 March 2020 and an announcement on the UK’s new Global Tariff schedule will follow shortly afterwards.

The consultation offers you the opportunity to provide:

  • Views on a potential series of amendments to the Common External Tariff to create a bespoke UK tariff- specifically: simplifying and tailoring the UK Global Tariff policy, removing tariffs on goods imported by UK businesses to manufacture other goods, and where the UK has zero or limited domestic production
  • Specific feedback on specific products or commodity codes of importance to you, including on the corresponding tariff rate
  • Information on your interactions with MFN tariffs and the importance of tariffs to your sector.

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