To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether (a) medicinal foods (b) food supplements will be classified as pharmaceuticals for tariff purposes after the UK leaves the EU.
28 February 2019
The Government will continue to apply the current classification of goods, as published in the UK Trade Tariff, from Exit day. Medicinal foods and food supplements can be classified as food products or pharmaceuticals, depending on the specific product in question. Further information on the Government’s plans for classification of goods in a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario can be found in the technical notice ‘Classifying your goods in the UK Trade Tariff if there’s no Brexit deal’.