EU Customs Practice Group - January/February 2013


In This Issue:


- MCC recast/UCC

- Commission Communication on Customs Risk Management Security of the Supply Chain


- Update on duty suspensions/tariff quotas

- GSP Regime Developments

- FTA Update


- Classification Regulations

- CN Explanatory Notes on alcohol products

- CJEU Judgment on Classification of MFMs in HP Case

- Nomenclature Committee Developments

- BTI Contact List Updated


- Pan-Euro-Med Convention Published

- Origin Committee Developments

- Origin Labelling Discussion

- WCO Welcomes International Certificate of Origin Accreditation Chain


- CCIP Amendment on Use of Third Country ID Numbers

- EU-US Mutual Recognition Agreement – FAQ document

- Neum Corridor Proposal


- Status on Customs Enforcement of IPRs

- OECD/WTO Database on Trade in Value-Added

- Role for Customs in Product Safety and Market Surveillance

- Excerpt from Status on Custom Enforecement of IPRs:

On 24 January 2013, the EP’s IMCO Committee endorsed a compromise text on the Commission’s proposal for a new regulation on the customs enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs) agreed between the IMCO negotiators and the Council’s negotiators in December...

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