UKFT Brexit events

The UK Fashion & Textile Association held a series of events across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in October 2019 to provide practical Brexit advice and support for UK fashion and textile businesses in the lead up to the exit from the European Union.

UKFT outlined the actions that companies should be taking to minimise disruption to trade, with a chance to ask questions on specific issues that affect their business. The events covered both exporting to the EU and importing from the EU. UKFT gave an update on the latest developments regarding:

  • Export Paperwork
  • Samples (Bringing in or taking out)
  • Export Tariffs
  • Import Tariffs
  • Outward Processing Relief (OPR)
  • Common Transit Convention
  • VAT (for importing or exporting)
  • CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)
  • Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP)
  • Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  • Labelling
  • REACH regulations
  • Standards
  • People & Workers’ Rights
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright and Trademarks
  • Public Procurement

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