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Customs Square-nieuws: uw nieuwskanaal in het douanelandschap!

Bij Customs Square volgen we de douane- en accijnsregelgeving op de voet, zowel nationaal als internationaal. De experten van Customs Square screenen interessante nieuwsbronnen en houden u mee op de hoogte van de laatste douanenieuwtjes, wijzigingen in de regelgeving en andere zaken die voor uw onderneming belangrijk zijn.

Hiermee wordt Customs Square uw ‘one stop shop’ voor al uw douane- en accijnsvragen!

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28.09.2020.

Nederlandse ondernemers over de Brexit: resultaten onderzoeksrapport Nederlandse overheid

In maart/april 2020 liet de Nederlandse regering een kwalitatief onderzoek uitvoeren bij Nederlandse ondernemers om te polsen naar de meningen, ervaringen en verwachtingen die ze hebben van de Brexit en de onderwerpen die zij belangrijk vinden. In totaal werden 12 ondernemers uit diverse sectoren (goederen, diensten, transport, healthcare en land- en tuinbouw) ondervraagd door het […]

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28.09.2020.

September 2020: European Commission adopts proposals to make EU-U.S. agreement on tariffs effective

On 8 September 2020 the European Commission published a proposal for a Council and European Parliament regulation to scrap duties on certain imports to the EU. In return, the United States will reduce its duties on certain EU exports to the U.S. market. This puts into effect the agreement announced by the EU and the […]

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12.09.2020.

International cooperation in customs matters between the EU and third countries

The trade of goods across the borders of the European Union customs territory cannot be properly managed only through unilateral action by the Union. The customs authorities in the Union can accomplish their missions, as defined in Article 3 UCC, only if their action in the Union is supported by cooperation with the customs authorities […]

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15.08.2020.

The INF System for Special Procedures: what’s in it for your business?

The INF System for Special Procedures (INF = Information Sheet System) is a trans-European system that ensures the administrative and standardized exchange of information between economic operators and customs authorities, and between customs authorities themselves involved during the customs procedures of inward and outward processing. Its main objective is to make all INF data available […]

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15.08.2020.

Tariff quotas in the European Union: an introduction

The objectif of tariff quotas, as approved on the basis of Article 31 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), is to permit, during the period of validity of the measure and for a limited quantity, the total (total suspension) or partial waiver (partial suspension) of the normal duties applicable to […]

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30.07.2020.

European Commission waives customs duties and VAT on the import of medical equipment from non-EU countries

Temporary relief prolonged until 31 October 2020 On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a public health emergency of international concern. On 11 March 2020 the WHO declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. As the number of infection cases increased alarmingly, numerous Member States declared a national state of […]

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23.07.2020.

Customs Risk Management in the EU: how does the EU protect the security and safety of its citizens?

Security is and has always been a top priority for the European customs. Over the years the quantity of goods moving in and out of the EU has become so important that it has become impossible to control every shipment. It is therefore extremely important to carry out targeted controls based on risk management. The […]

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23.07.2020.

EU customs seized 740 million EUR worth of fake and potentially dangerous goods in 2018

In 2018 EU customs intercepted nearly 740 million EUR worth of fake goods being imported into the EU. This increase is due to a large amount of small parcels in express and postal traffic. Detention figures for seized consignments jumped from 57.433 in 2017 to 69.354 in 2018, though the total amount of articles detained […]

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29.05.2020.

The EU Customs Union: facts & figures (2018)

The European Union Customs Union (EUCU) is a customs union which consists of all the member states of the EU, Monaco, the United Kingdom, and some dependencies of the United Kingdom which were not part of the EU.

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25.05.2020.

The Import Control System 2 (ICS2): definition, benefits and releases

The EU customs pre-arrival security and safety programme, underpinned by a large-scale information system (ICS2), is one of the main contributors towards establishing an integrated EU approach to reinforce customs risk management under the common risk management framework (CRMF).

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20.05.2020.

The new 2022 Edition of the Harmonized System: what major changes to take into account?

HS 2022, which is the seventh edition of the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature used for the uniform classification of goods traded internationally all over the world, has been accepted by the all Contracting Parties to the Harmonized System Convention. It shall come into force on 1 January 2022.

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08.05.2020.

Negotations on a UK-US Free Trade Agreement: laying the groundwork for a potential future free trade agreement post-Brexit

On May 5, 2020 the UK and US governments kicked off a first round of negotiations on a UK-US Free Trade Agreement.

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06.05.2020.

Dual-use trade: review of the EU export control system

Dual use goods are products and technologies normally used for civilian purposes but which may have military applications.

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04.05.2020.

WCO publishes guidelines how to establish and utilize essential goods during a disaster

In the light of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of countries designated priority lanes and introduced facilitative measures with regard to the cross-border movement of essential goods.

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30.04.2020.

EU and Mexico conclude negotiations for a new trade agreement

On 28 April 2020 the European Union and Mexico finalized their negotiations on a new trade agreement. Under this agreement, practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will be duty free.

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28.04.2020.

Brexit: what trade agreements with non-EU countries has the UK signed so far?

Following Brexit, the UK is free to strike new trade deals for selling goods and services around the world. The government is also continuing negotiations for a new trade agreement with the European Union (EU). What trade agreements with non-EU countries has the UK signed so far?

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