United Kingdom – Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA)
About this agreement
The United Kingdom – Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) provides Singapore and UK companies with certainty and clarity in trading arrangements between both countries.
Under the UKSFTA, Singapore and UK companies enjoy the same benefits that they have been receiving under the European Union – Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
Use the Tariff Finder to see if your product is eligible to enjoy this FTA's tariff concessions.
Alternatively, you can explore the following steps to check your eligibility.
Your product’s preferential rateAs the UKSFTA's tariff schedule takes reference from the EUSFTA, please refer to the following for the UK's tariff schedule:
- Elimination of Customs Duties under the EUSFTA
- Tariff Schedule of the European Union under the EUSFTA
1(a). If your product HS code is included in the Tariff Schedule of the European Union under the EUSFTA, the respective staging categories (3, 5 or X) under the EUSFTA will apply to the elimination of customs duties on your product to the UK.
1(b). If your product HS code is not included in the Tariff Schedule of the European Union under the EUSFTA, it means that the customs duties on your product being exported to the UK have already been eliminated.
Your product’s rule of origin
Rules of origin are a set of criteria which determine a product's originating status in each respective FTA.
It is put in place to ensure that only goods originating from the FTA partner countries will benefit from tariff concessions.
For the rules of origin applicable to your product to the UK, please refer to the Protocol under the UKSFTA.