Articles from 2009

EU-South Korea Trade Deal Agreed

EU-South Korea Trade Deal Agreed

26 October 2009

ITS reported in June that the European Union and South Korea failed to secure a trade agreement due to the issue of duty drawback in the auto-sector.

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Businesses warned about increasing number of invalid certificates of origin

Businesses warned about increasing number of invalid certificates of origin

30 September 2009

  International Trade Solutions reported in May that the ECJ was looking at a number of cases of invalid certificates of origin and then reported the ECJ case of DSV Road v European Commission where a customs authority successfully challenged an importers use of preferential certificates of origin (see Customs Successfully Challenge Incorrect Preference Documentation (GSP Form A) Again!)

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US-China Tyre-trade dispute

US-China Tyre-trade dispute

22 September 2009

International Trade Solutions has been following the growing trade disputes between the EU and China (see for example Latest Anti-Dumping Duty News: Weedkiller & Ironing Boards). However, this week we turn our attention to a growing rift between China and the US that has developed into a World Trade Organisation dispute.

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The unauthorised transfer of goods from one customs warehouse to another

The unauthorised transfer of goods from one customs warehouse to another

22 September 2009

Over the past few months, International Trade Solutions has been reporting various cases and judgements from the various courts and tribunals. Recently, in the case of Cycle Citi Corporation Ltd , the First-Tier tax tribunal issued a judgement concerning the unauthorised transfer of goods from one authorised customs warehouse holder to another.

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Standard import value for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables

Standard import value for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables

13 August 2009

The European Commission has introduced Regulations 704/2009 and 716/2009 establishing the standard import price for certain fruit and vegetables. The table below concerns 704/2009 and is taken from the Annex of the Regulation and contains details of the new provisions.

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A myriad of blows for HMRC

A myriad of blows for HMRC

07 August 2009

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee Report about the Control and Facilitation of Imports and the effects on your business.

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Customs Successfully Challenge Incorrect Preference Documentation (GSP Form A) Again!

Recent ECJ Rulings

Recent ECJ Rulings

27 July 2009

Classification of parts of fish

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Import Duties in the Cereal sector

Import Duties in the Cereal sector

09 July 2009

The European Commission recently published Commission Regulation (EC) No 518/2009 amending Regulation 503/2009 fixing the import duties in the cereals sector. The Regulation came into force on 16 June 2009.

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South Korea-GCC Free Trade Agreement on the cards

South Korea-GCC Free Trade Agreement on the cards

03 July 2009

South Korea and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will hold their third round of free trade negotiations in Seoul next week.

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