If the UK should eventually leave the EU with no-deal, any goods requiring certification and placed on the market prior to the exit date, will be able to stay in circulation, however different regulations may apply to different products.
The UK’s biggest rail freight carrier is attempting to avert a strike, that could potentially mean even more transport problems as we prepare to leave the European Union.
We review the latest HMRC developments, in particular the no-deal Brexit border processes that have been updated to expedite movements through Ro/Ro ports and simplify many importing processes.
We anticipate further delays at Eurotunnel, Calais and surrounding ports, as industrial action by French customs officials, over a no-deal Brexit, is expected to continue until at least the 3rd April.
The temporary tariff announced yesterday, which would go into place after 29th March if there is a no-deal Brexit, includes increases to ‘sensitive’ products, to protect selected UK sectors.
Plans to phase in Entry Summary Declarations if the UK leaves the EU without a deal are announced by the government.
HMRC have written to all UK businesses that currently trade with the European Union to outline new procedures that will take effect in the event of a no-deal Brexit and the actions they need to take in advance of the March deadline.
A third of the United States has been experiencing temperatures of -17C (0F) or below, with loss of life and severe impact on freight and transport infrastructure. Temperatures are expected to swing above average over the weekend, which means that the situation will quickly normalise.
UK Customs technology company Agency Sector Management (ASM) has moved to calm fears that the Port of Dover and other key ro-ro ports will face chaos in the event of a no-deal Brexit, revealing Customs plans to continue handling the current volume of imports and exports.
The Lunar New Year 2019 or Spring Festival, is the biggest Chinese celebration of the year, taking place 3rd to 9th February, with its usual profound impact on supply chains.