September 16, 2022

HS code version and list rules in the origin of goods

Classification of goods is not only important to determine the customs duty rate, but also to issue a certificate of origin. Rules of origin always contain a list of working […]
June 8, 2022

Do you customs clear your goods in Italy? This is important for you

The Italian customs administration has updated the national system of import by applying the data model defined at the Union level and named EUCDM (European Union Customs Data Model), starting […]
May 11, 2022

How to reduce customs costs in this period of high inflation?

Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 7.5% in April 2022 according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. For companies this could be a disaster. Difficult to increase […]
April 7, 2022

Non-preferential origin: 2022 Harmonised System

Non-preferential rules of origin are used to determine the country of origin of goods for the application of the most-favoured nation treatment, for commercial policy measures, trade embargoes, safeguard measures, […]
November 16, 2021

Les entreprises et les procédures douanières

Un outil pratique et indispensable pour vous aider dans l’application des droits de douane et des autres mesures liées au commerce international Le départ du Royaume-Uni de l’Union européenne en […]
October 4, 2021

Are you using EXW Incoterm at export?

For various reasons that we are not going to detail here, we are not encouraging companies to export using EXW Incoterm. However, it is a fact that there are companies […]
September 20, 2021

What is full bilateral cumulation in the PEM transitional rules of origin

Full cumulation means that all operations carried out in the partner countries where full cumulation applies are taken into account when assessing the origin of the final product.The pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) […]
August 23, 2021

Revised rules of origin of the PEM Convention: maximum content of non-originating materials

The European Commission is working on the revised rules of origin of the Pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) Convention. However, this revised version of the rules of origin has not been endorsed by […]
April 28, 2021

Customs representation: direct or indirect?

The Union Customs Code (UCC) provides that any person may appoint a customs representative. ‘Customs representation’ is defined in the UCC as ‘any person appointed by another person to carry […]
April 7, 2021

Customs controls in the EU

The European Court of Auditors published a Special Report on Customs controls. The European Court of Auditor is saying that uniform application of customs controls by Member States is necessary […]
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