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Help with import and exports will help many in the art and antiques sector. Image credit: art shipping firm Gander & White’s Wandsworth warehouse.

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A survey on the UK Single Trade Window runs until February 7 and can be found online here or email

The UK Single Trade Window is a system that allows traders to lodge information digitally with a single body to “fulfil all national import or export related regulatory requirements”.

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The government is hoping to streamline import and exports for UK businesses.

The plan is part of the government's 2025 Border Strategy and it has committed £180m to build a system which is designed to “reduce the cost of trade by streamlining trader interactions with border agencies”.