Guide

International trade regulations in the Life Sciences - biotechnology and pharmaceuticals sector

Introduction

This guide provides an overview of the biotechnology and pharmaceuticals 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 will show you how to comply with export regulations if you plan to trade overseas, and meet all the requirements of importers, including how to comply with domestic regulations and the payment of tariffs and duties on imported goods. It will also help you access details of sector-specific issues of which you should be aware.

You can find out more about other, related sectors in our section on manufactured goods.