EU Customs Practice Group - August/September 2012


In This Issue:


..MCC/UCC recast proposal

..Amendments to the EU Customs Code

..Implementing Provisions

..Amended proposal for the Customs 2020 programme


..Update on duty suspensions/tariff quotas

..GSP preferences for Burma/Myanmar

..Duty-free access for goods from Pakistan

..FTA update


..Classification Regulations

..Commission report on the issuing of BTI

..CJEU rules on the classification of children’s sleeping bags

..Nomenclature Committee


..Origin Committee

..Notice to importers concerning Israel


..Non-fulfilment of obligations linked to suspensive procedures results in customs debt


..Update of EU-EFTA Convention on a common transit procedure

..EU implements new restrictive measures against Syria on aircraft and vessel inspections

-Excerpt from EU CUSTOMS POLICY: MCC/UCC recast proposal:

On 17 September 2012, the draft report on the proposal for the Modernised Customs Code (MCC) Recast Regulation was presented by Rapporteur Le Grip to the European Parliament’s (EP’s) Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee (i.e. the lead committee in this matter). The draft report will now be subject to further discussion in the IMCO Committee, where a vote is scheduled for 29 November 2012. The vote in the EP’s plenary session is currently scheduled to take place in April 2013...

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