As of January 1, 2022, the tariff classification of the 2022 edition of the Harmonized System (HS) for goods in international trade will apply.
From March 13 to June 30, 2021, exports from the EU customs territory of vaccines against Covid-19 will be subject to a prior export authorization.
Today the Spanish Official Gazette published the Resolution of January 4, 2021, on the refund of Value Added Tax to entrepreneurs or professionals established in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
As we have been notifying, as of January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom ceases to be part of the customs territory of the European Union, becoming a third country in any acquisition and/or delivery, going on to treat such transactions as operations of import and / or export.
As from today, November 10, imports into the European Union of some products originated from the United States will be subject to an additional ad valorem customs duty in the range of 15 to 25 percent.
On September 10, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled judgment in case C-509/19 (BMW against German Customs Office) by means of which it considers that, to determine the customs value of an imported goods, the economic value of a software developed in the European Union (EU) and free of charge from the buyer (importer) to the seller (exporter) established in a third country, must be added to the transaction value.
The Spanish Government has published the Royal Decree-Law 11/2020, of March 31 2020, entered into force yesterday, which approves urgent measures to try to mitigate impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Starting today and until April 26, the European Union submits for export the authorization of mouth protection masks, gloves and other protective clothing, whether or not they are originated from the EU, in order to guarantee the supply of these goods in the EU single market to deal with the epidemiological spread of COVID-19 in the Member States.
Regulation (EU) 2020/402 of March 14, 2020, making the exportation of certain products subject to the production of an export authorization, lists within Annex I the goods affected by this regulation (protective glasses, masks, gowns, suits and gloves) and the procedure to request the related export license that It will be issued by the authorities of each Member State (within a period of 5 working days -extendable-) , depending on the domestic and EU community supply and consumption provisions.
The request for authorization for the export of the health goods affected by this measure can be done through electronic means.
From Salinas & Partners, we inform the recurrent export operators of these medical devices that, without the export license that expressly authorizes the exit of these goods from the EU customs territory destined for a third country, the exportation will be prohibited, for the time being, until next April 26.
In the midst of a protectionist context, the European Union -UE- once again opts for commercial openness and regional market integration by fully ratifying the Free Trade Agreement signed between the EU and Singapore.
There has been much speculation about the disappearance of the international commerce terms (Incoterms®) EXW and DDP, due to the entry into force of the 2020 version, recently published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).