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Import Duties

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN HL14119, tabled on 27 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to help UK businesses which trade with the EU to prepare for the effects of introducing tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Answered on

14 March 2019

The Government has set out what the arrangements will be for tariffs on imports into the UK in a no deal scenario. It is a balanced tariff policy which aims to minimise costs to business and mitigate price impacts on consumers, while also supporting UK producers as far as possible. The Government has set out extensive information through the website about what this policy will mean for businesses and the public, including the legal classification and applied rate of duty for all products being imported into the UK. Businesses can communicate through existing business and trade helplines (details available through The EU Exit Business Campaign has also been launched on to help businesses prepare for no deal.