Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

GSP is a scheme which allows products originating in certain developing countries preferential access to the markets of the European Union (EU). Preferential treatment is given in the form of reduced or zero rates of Customs Duties. The GSP scheme is designed to benefit certain developing countries by giving them vital access to EU markets.

You will find further information about GSP in:

To find out if the goods you are importing qualify for preferential tariff treatment you should consult TARIC.

Further information

If you need further information, or if you have a specific query about GSP, you should contact Origin and Valuation Unit.