International trade

Find information and support to help you trade internationally.

Department of International Trade (DiT)

The Department for International Trade supports businesses with exporting, as well as driving inward and outward investment in the UK.

A variety of services for businesses who are looking to start their exporting journey are available on Businesses can register for free and get support to:

  • learn how to sell abroad
  • find the best country for your product
  • create an export plan that’s right for your business.

Sussex Chamber of Commerce

The international team based at The Sussex Chamber of Commerce provides a range of support and services for exporters and importers.

Whether you are an established business or considering trading for the first time, the Chamber of Commerce can help guide you. The support provided by the chamber will help your business by taking advantage of new markets, increasing sales and reducing costs.

Some of the areas Sussex Chamber can assist you with include:

  • export documentation
  • customs declarations
  • eCert
  • UK certificates of origin.


ChamberCustoms is the customs advisory, training and brokerage service delivered through Chambers of Commerce across the UK. The service harnesses the reach, expertise and knowledge of the British Chamber network and offers a 'one stop shop' with direct links to all sea, air, rail and road ports and terminals in the UK.

Businesses can make use of their free library of resources or use the new Import Tax Calculator that enables you to understand and calculate UK import duty and other taxes.

Visit the ChamberCustoms website.