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18 September 2015

ECJ update on Origin the mixing of crude palm oil

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EU & Turkey Announce Modernisation of Customs Union

EU & Turkey Announce Modernisation of Customs Union

02 June 2015

Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström met with the Minister of Economy of Turkey Mr Nihat Zeybekci to agree to modernise the 20-year-old Customs Union Agreement and to enhance EU-Turkey bilateral trade relations.

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The New Customs Code

The New Customs Code

03 March 2015

On 1 May 2016 the Union Customs Code will come into effect with considerable impact on most businesses involved in importing into, or exporting from, the European Union. Any businesses impacted by the key developments should be preparing now or risk significant increases to landed costs and bank facilities. Many of the actions you need to take will require the involvement of HMRC, whose resources will be stretched to the limit.

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Update on Countries Qualifying for GSP Preference

Update on Countries Qualifying for GSP Preference

23 January 2015

From 1 January 2015 the Philippines joins the list of GSP Plus countries benefitting from enhanced customs duty reductions.

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EU/USA Free Trade Agreement

EU/USA Free Trade Agreement

20 January 2015

Billed as the largest ever free trade agreement, TIPP could result in zero duty rates on US originating imports into the EU and vice versa.

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Preference and Duty Free Imports

Preference and Duty Free Imports

22 December 2014

Changes to GSP for 2015 and Tariff Quotas and Suspensions of Agricultural and Industrial Goods

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Financing the Trade Cycle - an Importer's Perspective

Financing the Trade Cycle - an Importer's Perspective

10 June 2014

In this article we look at the growth in International Trade over the past decade, from the Importer’s perspective, which has led to an increase in both the demand for Trade Finance and in the degree of sophistication with which it is delivered by an increasing array of banks and financiers.

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EU & US Free Trade Agreement

EU & US Free Trade Agreement

02 May 2014

The fifth round of EU-US trade talks will take place from 19-23 May 2014 in Virginia. The EU has set up this site to keep businesses informed of developments.

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Ukraine Imports - Reduction or Elimination of Duties

Ukraine Imports - Reduction or Elimination of Duties

02 May 2014

Commission Regulation 374/2014 introduces unilateral measures to reduce or eliminate duties on imports originating in Ukraine from 16 April 2014.

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General System of Preference (GSP) Update

General System of Preference (GSP) Update

21 March 2014

The list of GSP Plus countries has been extended.

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