Guide

International trade regulations in the Automotive sector

Introduction

This guide provides an overview of the automotive sector, the key regulations you will need to comply with as an exporter or importer, and selected sources of further help and support.

This guide also covers an overview of the market, including key automotive trends and drivers and the type-approval requirements that must be met before placing vehicles on the market.

It introduces the role of the UK Trade Tariff and correct classification of your goods, the taxes and duties that apply, reliefs that might be available for different products and circumstances, preferential trade agreements and where to go for more help and advice.