The European Commission today announced it has adopted a “delegated act” (a legal action) to simplify, modernize, and integrate the EU customs system, with an aim to support cross-border trade and provide for more EU-wide cooperation in customs matters.
According to the EC release, this delegated act builds on the Union Customs Code (adopted in 2013) and sets out detailed rules for customs processes, including:
The delegated act will now be considered by the European Parliament and the Council.
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