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Trade with Ukraine, Russia and Belarus

We will endeavour to keep you to up date with information regarding trading with Ukraine, Russia and Belarus

  • Click here for a practical guide with questions on trading in this region of the world
  • Click here for information on Humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Immigration information for Ukrainians in the UK, British nationals and their family members
 is available by visiting

The British Chambers of Commerce, on our behalf, has been working hard to assess how the war in Ukraine will impact our member businesses in the coming weeks and months.

As part of this work, they asked London Chamber member, Fragomen – a law firm specialising in immigration, to consider how employers can support staff and their families.

Visit to access their article

Additional resources from Fragomen:

Exiting Ukraine and immigration considerations for the UK – visit

Land Border Crossing Requirements for Ukrainians – visit

15th March 2022

The UK Government has announced new economic sanctions against Russia.

The new sanctions will deny Russia and Belarus access to Most Favoured Nation tariffs for hundreds of their exports and ban UK exports of high-end luxury goods to both countries. The full press release can be viewed here.

In addition, UK Export Finance has announced it will no longer issue any new guarantees, loans and insurance for exports to Russia and Belarus, whilst retaining £3.5 billion of financial support for trade to Ukraine. You can view the press release here.


Russian Sanctions guidance – click here

Financial Sanctions Russia – click here


Financial Sanctions Belarus – click here

The Department for International Trade (DIT) has expanded the Export Support Service (ESS) to act as a single point of enquiry for businesses and traders with questions relating to the situation in Ukraine and Russia.

Visit, or call the helpline on 0300 303 8955.

The service is currently operating daily from 8am to 10pm including weekends

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