Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom

On December 30, 2020, the European Union and the United Kingdom signed the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the United Kingdom. The agreement has been in effect since January 1, 2021.

The agreement covers a wide range of topics and includes provisions on sustainability, competition, state aid, data traffic, etc.

But the most important element is the agreement on trade in goods.

The agreement provides for duty-free and quota-free trade in goods between the United Kingdom and the European Union, provided the relevant so-called “rules of origin” are met.

Exclusively for KVGO members Below, we provide Intergraf’s publication “Guidelines for the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement”, which provides an overview of the most important provisions for companies in the European Union and the United Kingdom when dealing with the other party.

It provides an overview of the most important customs requirements and VAT rules. It also explains how to interpret “rules of origin” for trade in printed products and gives examples.

Guidelines EU en British Trade Cooperation Agreement

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