Importing Products from VENEZUELA

Location: Venezuela is located in the northern part of South America, is bordered on the west by Colombia, on the south by Brazil, on the east by Guyana, and on the north by the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital and largest city is Caracas.

Is there a trade agreement between Venezuela and the UK? No. Currently Venezuela trades with the United Kingdom on non-preferential terms.

Venezuelan national currency: Bolivar (VES).

Official language: Spanish.

Shipping from Venezuela to the UK

Transit time via air from Venezuela to the UK is approximately 3 days. Venezuela's main international airport is Simon Bolivar. The airport serves the capital, Caracas. It is located on the coast in Maiquetia and is also known as Maiquetia Airport.

Transit time via sea from Venezuela to the UK is approximately 28 days. Venezuela’s main sea ports are La Guaira and Cabello.

Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Venezuelan exporter include having a tax indentification number. Requirements for the British importer include having an EORI number.

Top-10 product types imported from Venezuela to United Kingdom in 2022

M: Millions USD. K: Thousands USD. source: TRADING ECONOMICS / UN Comtrade

Where to search for Venezuelan exporters/products

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The Venezuelan Association of Exporters (AVEX) can provide information on Venezuelan exporters and available products.

Import taxes/restrictions in the United Kingdom

Visit the UK Trade Tariff to consult the applicable import taxes and restrictions (if any) to Venezuelan products. This is done by entering either the tariff code or the description of the particular commodity on the site's search tool.

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