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UK To Implement Developing Countries Trading Scheme

On June 19, 2023, the United Kingdom’s (UK) Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) will replace the current Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP).

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UK Issues Guidance on Border Target Operating Model

On April 28, 2023, the UK Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) published the risk

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EU Adopts Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

On April 18, 2023, the European Parliament adopted a legislation package to reach the 2030 climate target agreed with the European Union (EU) Member

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Switzerland To Abolish Industrial Tariffs

Effective January 1, 2024, Switzerland will abolish its industrial tariffs to “strengthen Switzerland’s position as a business and industrial location.”

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Vietnam Removed from UK GSP Program, Moves to Free Trade Agreement

Effective January 1, 2023, market access for Vietnam is removed from the United Kingdom’s (UK) General System of Preferences (GSP) program. All trading

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Spain Introduces Tax on Certain Non-Reusable Plastic Packaging

On January 1, 2023, the Spanish Law 7/2022 on waste and contaminated soils will enter into force. This law establishes a tax on certain non-reusable

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European Union Publishes 2023 Version of the Combined Nomenclature

On October 31, 2022, the European Commission published the Regulation (EU) 2022/1998 containing the 2023 version of the Combined Nomenclature (CN) which

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UK Removes Certain Products from Preferential Duty Rate Eligibility

On 29 September 2022, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) announced the suspension of preferential rates of customs duties on certain imports from 1

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UK to Replace CHIEF Customs System

The current United Kingdom (UK) Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system will be replaced with the Customs Declaration (CDS) system in

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EU and UK Announce Changes to Safeguard Measures on Steel Products

The European Union and the United Kingdom announced new measures regarding the extension of safeguard measures on imports of certain steel products.

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UK Postpones Import Controls on EU goods

On April 28, 2022, the United Kingdom’s (UK) Minister for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency made a statement announcing that the import

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Dual Use Goods and Technology from EU to Russia

On 25 February 2022, the European Union (EU) published Regulation (EU) 2022/328 amending Regulation (EU) 833/2014 regarding restrictive measures in light

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France Introduces Postponed Import VAT Accounting

Beginning January 1, 2022, all French value added tax (VAT) registered entities will be able to account for import VAT on their periodic VAT return.

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Recast EU Export Control Regulation Enters Into Force

The recast Export Control Regulation (EU 2021/0821) setting up a “modernised” regime for the control of exports, brokering and technical assistance,

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United Kingdom - Postponement of New Controls Relating to Sanitary and Phytosanitary Goods

On September 14, 2021, the United Kingdom set out a new timetable for introducing full import controls for certain goods being imported from the European

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