HMRC are upgrading their Custom Declaration platform for the first time in over 20 years, replacing the existing Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system with the Customs Declaration System (CDS) The last date for Import Declarations through CHIEF will be September 30th, 2022, with the last date for Export Declarations being 31st March 2023.
After the challenges the last year has thrown on the industry, it's predicted that supply chain bottlenecks that have become a fixture of global trade will persist well into next year, according to industry forecasts, but are likely to ease by the start of 2023.
2021 has been a challenging year for the shipping industry. From global scheduling issues, severe port congestion and continual disruptions in service, carriers had hoped that equipment and ships would be back in position by now.
Find out who is responsible for health certificates and what information is needed to comply. This information is for those exporting or moving live animals and animal products from Great Britain to the EU, Northern Ireland or non-EU countries.