Marta Gargallo

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EU Establishes New Entry Requirements for Imports of Composite Products

On April 21, 2021, new requirements will apply for imports of composite products into the European Union (EU). According to Article 15 of EU Regulation

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UK Updates Timetables for Customs Controls Implementation

On March 11, 2021, the United Kingdom (UK) announced a revised timetable for the implementation of controls on certain goods imported from the European

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UK Updates Guidance Regarding Human Rights Violations in Xinjiang

The United Kingdom (UK) has updated its publication “Overseas Business Risk – China” to include a new section specifically addressed to what the UK calls

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UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement

On December 24, 2020, the European Commission and the Government of United Kingdom reached an agreement on the terms of its future cooperation.

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UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) After January 1, 2021

On November 10, 2020, the Government of the United Kingdom (UK) published guidance regarding trade with developing nations. From January 1, 2021, eligible

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UK Extends China Arms Embargo to Hong Kong

On July 20, 2020, the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary announced the United Kingdom (UK) will extend the China arms embargo, in effect since 1989, to

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EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

The European Commission published a notice on 30 June 2020 announcing that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and the

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GSP: Transition Period for the Application of the REX system

The European Commission published Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/750 establishing a procedure for extending the transition period for the application

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EU Announces Customs Declaration Changes for Low Value Imports

Beginning January 1, 2021, the below changes will apply to the importation of low value consignments into the European Union (EU):

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United Kingdom Publishes Tariff Schedule Effective 1 January 2021

The United Kingdom (UK) published the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) that will replace the European Union’s Common External Tariff as of 1 January 2021.

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New European Union Custom Pre-Arrival Security and Safety Program

The European Commission announced the implementation of a new pre-arrival security and safety program will become effective in three releases starting on

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European Union Establishes New Export Authorisation Scheme for Personal Protective Equipment

The European Union (EU) initially introduced export authorisation scheme for personal protective equipment (PPE) on March 15, 2020 to ensure an adequate

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European Commission Introduces New Policy Measures for Certain US Origin Goods

On April 6, 2020, the European Commission published the Regulation (EU) 2020/502 on new commercial policy measures concerning certain products originating

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European Commission Approves Relief of Customs Duties and VAT on Certain Imports to Combat COVID-19

On April 3, 2020, the European Commission approved requests from Member States and the United Kingdom (UK) to temporarily waive customs duties and VAT on

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EU Requests Members Establish Green Lanes

The coronavirus pandemic is having a major disruptive impact on European transport and mobility. For this reason, on March 23, 2020, the European Union

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