Suspension of import duties extended on COVID-19 critical products

3 November 2021| CATEGORIES: Customs news, HMRC guidance, Tariffs| TAGS:

HMRC has updated its guidance to extend the suspension of import duties on coronavirus (COVID-19) critical products. The UK government implemented tariff suspensions on a number of medical items critical in its response to COVID-19 on 1 January 2021. The government has now extended the suspension of import duties for these products until 31 December 2022.

From 29 October 2021, the government also introducing additional suspensions on fourteen COVID-19 vaccine components which will also expire on 31 December 2022.

A list of tariff suspensions on COVID-19 critical goods is available here.

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