The rules for certificates of origin for goods imported into Turkey from the European Union have been simplified, with measures that are effective 28 February 2018.
The new simplified origin certificate procedures (import: 2017/ 4) were published in the official gazette (no. 30286, 30 December 2017).
Under the new procedures, goods imported with “A.TR movement certificates” are subject to the following measures:
In instances when there is doubt that is based on serious and concrete reasons about the origin of the imported goods within the context of the exporter’s declaration, this can trigger application of measures for control checks and verifications, including on-site inspections. If the exporter does not cooperate, the customs administration can decide to request the certificate of origin.
Read a January 2018 report [PDF 209 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Turkey
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