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Brexit – Country codes Customs declarations

No official ATLAS Participant Information >/g> is yet available from the customs administration for the adaptations of the country codes in customs declarations for Great Britain, Northern Ireland and British Special Areas . The Federal Statistical Office has...

Brexit: EU initiates proceedings against Great Britain

With the Internal Market Act, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is opening up what is actually already a closed point in the brexite negotiations. The issue at stake is the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland. The recently adopted law is intended to guarantee...

VAT reform: import procedure for small consignments under 22 euros

E-commerce has fundamentally changed retail. New suppliers from third countries are constantly offering their goods in the European Union. So far, these dealers have benefited from exemption limits for small shipments, because special tax exemption limits apply to...

Economic stimulus program: import sales tax due with a delay

In the context of the Corona crisis, the Federal Government and the Länder have agreed on a comprehensive economic stimulus package. In addition to the reduction in sales tax from 19% to 16% (or from 7% to 5%), the change in the deadline for import sales tax is...

EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) enters into force

The Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), signed in Hanoi on 30 June 2019, will enter into force on 1 August 2020. The aim is to significantly simplify imports and exports in order to benefit from the Vietnamese strength of the economy. For Vietnam itself, this will allow it...

Brexit: UK publishes customs tariff tool

There is still time until 31.12.2020 to conclude a free trade agreement between the EU and the UK (UK). Then the transition period for Brexitends. Boris Johnson continues to hold on to this date. It is not yet clear what will come next. Negotiations between the EU and...

Change in preferential proofof for EU exports to ESA countries

From 1 September 2020, eu exports to the ESA countries will receive preferential tariff treatment provided for in the Interim EPA only after making statements on the invoice. This applies to ESA countries as of 05.06.2020 (source) • exporters registered in the EU REX...

dbh completes EMCS 2.4 certification on schedule

Smooth transition ensured for Advantage Customs customers Although the soft migration for EMCS Release 2.4 does not end until November 22, 2020, dbh is already one of the first companies to be certified for the new EMCS 2.4 release on April 24, as planned. By the way,...

Corona: What should be considered in customs and foreign trade?

Zollabwicklung In the local customs offices there are concepts for maintaining the operation of the service, so that there are currently no restrictions on customs clearance. However, in order to ensure that the smoothest possible process is carried out, customs...