EC launches new EU Customs action plan

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BRUSSELS; September 28, 2020 — The European Commission has today launched a new Customs Union Action Plan setting out a series of measures to make EU customs smarter, more innovative and more efficient over the next four years. The announced measures will strengthen the Customs Union as a cornerstone of the Single Market. They also…

Changes in the Temporary Storage brought by the UCC

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The Union Customs Code (UCC) is already here. As it entered into effect on May 1, 2016, the UCC made all of us undertake a lot of new initiatives in order to be up-to-date with the latest requirements of the Union. In fact, it seems that most of the stakeholders are somewhat confused by the…

UCC delegated act adopted today

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Today’s decision takes the form of a delegated act. This kind of legal act, introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon in 2010, gives the Commission power to adopt the technical, non-essential elements of an existing legislation, in this case of the Union Customs Code (UCC). The act adopted today covers a wide area of customs…