Publication of 2012 Customs Tariff

Publication of 2012 Customs Tariff

08 November 2011

The EU Commission has now published the official 2012 Customs Tariff which applies from 1 January 2012.

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Customs Valuation of Air Transport Costs

Customs Valuation of Air Transport Costs

28 October 2011

JCCC CIP (11)(87) highlights a common mistake being made by importers that could lead to additional customs duty demands and penalties on airfreight imports.

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Duty Treatment of Clothes Hangers & Other Packaging Costs

Duty Treatment of Clothes Hangers & Other Packaging Costs

28 October 2011

Many imports are packaged in a way to protect them, facilitate transport or add to their marketability. For example, clothing is often imported on hangers, some of this packaging is suitable for repetitive use. The customs classification rule (specifically Rule 5(b)) may give an importer an opportunity to reduce their import costs by allowing the packaging to be classified separately from the imported item.

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Customs Duty- A 60 Second Guide

Customs Duty- A 60 Second Guide

28 October 2011

Customs planning is often seen as a dark art or an unavoidable cost of sourcing overseas. This 60 second guide aims to give you a quick understanding and frame of reference for any deeper research in to customs duty and planning:

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Anti Dumping Duty Updates October 2011

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