Marta Gargallo

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European Union-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement

The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and New Zealand will enter into force on May 1, 2024, and seeks to improve trade between

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Great Britain Implements Import Controls for Animal and Plant Products

Beginning April 30, 2024, Great Britain will implement additional import controls on goods subject to Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) measures, such as

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EU Introduces New Ozone-Depleting Substances Regulations

In February 2024, the European Commission adopted Regulation (EU) 2024/573 and Regulation (EU) 2024/590, affecting the importation of fluorinated

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Mandatory Postcodes for EORI Numbers Postponed

The European Commission recently announced a new requirement for Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) numbers to be linked with a

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Postcodes Becoming Mandatory for EORI Numbers

Beginning February 1, 2024, all Economic Operators Registration and Identification (EORI) Numbers issued in the European Union must be linked to a valid

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Highlights of the EU’s 12th Package of Sanctions Against Russia Affecting EU Importers

On December 18th, 2023, the European Union Council adopted the 12th package of sanctions against Russia, Regulation (EU) 2023/2878, which amended

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Switzerland Removes Import Duties on Most Industrial Goods

Starting January 1, 2024, the customs tariff in Switzerland will be adjusted to remove the customs duties and simplify the customs tariff structure of

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EU Restrictions on Imports of Steel and Iron Products from Russia

The European Union’s (EU) eleventh package of sanctions against Russia tightens the restrictions on imports of steel and iron products by requiring

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UK Publishes Border Target Operating Model

On August 29, 2023, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) published the Border Target Operating Model for trade which outlines when the new border

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UK Joins Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

The United Kingdom (UK) Government concluded negotiations to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on 31

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EU Maintains Steel Safeguard Measures

On June 27, 2023, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2023/1301 maintaining the European Union (EU) steel safeguard measure until its

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UK Updates Medical Device Guidance

On June 16, 2023, the United Kingdom (UK) issued updated guidance extending the acceptance of Conformité Européenne (CE) marked devices in Great Britain

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UK Announces Deployment of Internal Market Scheme for Trade with Northern Ireland

On September 30, 2023, the United Kingdom (UK) Internal Market Scheme will replace the UK Trader Scheme under the Windsor Framework. The UK Internal

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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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