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Alcoholic Drinks: Export Controls

Question for Treasury

UIN 26743, tabled on 28 June 2022

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will take steps to help reduce the amount of forms that producers and distributers of alcohol products need to compete for HMRC when exporting goods overseas.

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6 July 2022

The Government has produced a range of resources to help exporters, including alcohol exporters. This includes guidance, videos, webinars, and the Export Support Service.

The 2025 UK Border strategy sets out the Government’s vision for the UK border to be the most effective in the world. It aims to make it as straightforward as possible for businesses to comply with customs requirements, including export processes, whilst keeping the UK safe and protecting our fiscal interests.

We are embracing innovation and technology. This includes investing £180 million to build a UK Single Trade Window which will streamline how traders share information with Government.

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