Changes to applying for a UK Certificate of Origin
IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please note that any UK Certificate of Origin application made from 1 April cannot be copied from an application made prior to this date due to algorithms in the background on the application systems that would not permit the automatic allocation of the new plain paper COO reference numbers. If you need any assistance please do not hesitate to contact the team on or telephone us on 01223 237414.

If you have not seen our new documentation rates that increased on 1 April, you can view them here.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
01223 237414
CE and UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking

Does your business know its UKCA requirements?
The Department for Business and Trade (DBT) is hosting a series of sectoral roundtables on CE and UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking.

Details and registration here.
Global Trade Month: China - In conversation with Tom Duke
Wednesday 26 April, 9.00am

The second event in the series for our Global Trade Month: China, is an ‘In Conversation’ with Tom Duke.

Tom Duke was appointed Minister Counsellor for the Department for International Trade (DIT) in March 2019 and Deputy HM Trade Commissioner to China in 2020. As a member of the senior leadership team of DIT China and Hong Kong, Tom is responsible for trade and investment promotion, trade policy and market access across a range of industry sectors.

This session will be a strategic discussion about current/future trade relations with Tom, an expert in the market, and will provide insight and advice as to best practice.

Register here
Understanding Importing
Wednesday 19 April, 9.30am-1.00pm

This course covers all the basic key areas around importing. The course will explain the requirements for documentation, plus an overview of country of origin and incoterms.

Register here.
Understanding Exporting
Thursday 20 April, 9.30am-1.00pm

Finding and developing new markets for products is a hugely valuable avenue for expansion and in some sectors in particular, global demand for British brands and products makes international trade an excellent means of growth. This course covers all the basic key areas around exporting.

Register here.
You can view the full list of all our courses on the Chamber website.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact the Chamber on 01223 237414.
News is expected imminently over the UK’s negotiations to accede to the CPTPP trade agreement to join 11 states in the group.

Key measures to implement the Windsor Framework have been adopted by the UK government and European Commission.

HM Treasury has launched a consultation until the end of June on measures to address carbon leakage on imports of goods

The BCC is engaging with the Cabinet Office over forthcoming announcements on the GB border, including processes for importing goods.
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Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH