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The WCO-Inama Project builds capacity in targeted French-speaking African countries to combat Illegal Wildlife Trade
MSMEs to benefit from ITC-WCO Rules of Origin Facilitator
WCO Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) discusses emerging/enabling technologies
Outcomes of the 2018 Council Session
WTO members review four regional trade agreements
WTO “Cotton Day” focuses on assistance for cotton sector, progress in negotiations
STDF Annual Report highlights how to build safe and inclusive trade opportunities worldwide
“Unprecedented challenges” confront Appellate Body, chair warns
WTO members review requests for panels on Canadian wine sale measures, US fish duties
ICC and WTO announce selection of new project under Small Business Champions initiative
Trade Policy Review: Uruguay
WTO members take stock of progress on implementing Trade Facilitation Agreement
DG Azevêdo: Government procurement is an effective tool to support women-led businesses
WTO issues panel report on tobacco plain packaging requirements
World MSME Day: DG Azevêdo cites WTO members’ progress in helping small businesses
DG Azevêdo: “Our efforts in the WTO must translate into real trade gains for LDCs”
DG Azevêdo underlines critical role of IP laws in supporting growth and development

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Press release: The EU (Withdrawal) Bill receives Royal Assent
Transparency data: Department for Exiting the European Union: ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, January to March 2018

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World Customs Organization

The WCO-Inama Project builds capacity in targeted French-speaking African countries to combat Illegal Wildlife Trade

Further to the WCO’s continued commitment to mitigate Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT), a range of Train the Trainer and Accreditation Workshops is conducted under the auspices of the Inama project. The project aims to strengthen the enforcement capacity of targeted Customs administrations in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on the illegal trade in wildlife and in particular on the species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).


World Customs Organization

MSMEs to benefit from ITC-WCO Rules of Origin Facilitator

A new initiative that will enable micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to benefit from international trade opportunities was unveiled on 28 June 2018 by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the International Trade Centre (ITC). Developed to enable MSMEs to benefit from duty savings under free trade agreements, the ITC-WCO Rules of Origin Facilitator will also ensure that businesses in developing countries can take greater advantage of preferential trade arrangements.


World Customs Organization

WCO Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) discusses emerging/enabling technologies

The Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG) met for its 44th session at the WCO headquarters on 25 and 26 June with the participation of delegates from 14 PSCG members. The group reviewed ongoing work, discussed future activities and prepared for the PSCG Dialogue with the WCO Policy Commission Members on the 27th June 2018.


World Customs Organization

Outcomes of the 2018 Council Session

The 132nd Annual Session of the World Customs Organization (WCO) Council - the Organization’s highest decision-making body - took place in Brussels, Belgium from 28 to 30 June 2018 under the direction and guidance of the Chairperson, Mr. Enrique Canon, Director General of Uruguay Customs, and with the participation of the Directors General of Customs representing the WCO’s Members.


World Trade Organization

WTO members review four regional trade agreements

WTO members reviewed the Canada-European Union, Canada-Ukraine, Costa Rica-Colombia, and EU-San Marino trade agreements at a meeting of the Committee on Regional Trade Agreements (CRTA) on 19-20 June. The Committee also adopted a new template for members to notify changes to existing RTAs.


World Trade Organization

WTO “Cotton Day” focuses on assistance for cotton sector, progress in negotiations

At WTO “Cotton Day” on 19 June, the Cotton 4 producers —Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali — and other WTO members discussed with donors the lessons learned from recent cotton assistance projects. The need for both private and public funding and risk-mitigating guarantees for these projects emerged as some of the ways to make development assistance more effective. WTO members also discussed the latest state of play in cotton negotiations since the 11th Ministerial Conference at the end of last year.


World Trade Organization

STDF Annual Report highlights how to build safe and inclusive trade opportunities worldwide

The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) launched on 25 June its 2017 Annual Report, which highlights how its global projects and knowledge exchange are helping to build safe and inclusive trade opportunities worldwide and championing the United Nations 2030 agenda for sustainable development.


World Trade Organization

“Unprecedented challenges” confront Appellate Body, chair warns

Speaking at a public event on 22 June to present the WTO Appellate Body’s latest Annual Report, the Appellate Body chair, Ujal Singh Bhatia, said the body experienced an “extraordinarily strenuous year” in 2017 and now faces “unprecedented challenges” arising from the increasing number and complexity of appeals filed coupled with the ongoing stalemate over the appointment of new members. He urged WTO members to engage in constructive dialogue in order to address these challenges as a matter of priority. The text of his speech is below:


World Trade Organization

WTO members review requests for panels on Canadian wine sale measures, US fish duties

At a meeting of the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) on 22 June, WTO members considered requests from the United States for a dispute panel to address measures governing the sale of wine in Canada and from Viet Nam for a panel to examine US anti-dumping measures on Vietnamese fish fillets. Members also discussed several matters related to the functioning of the WTO’s Appellate Body.


World Trade Organization

ICC and WTO announce selection of new project under Small Business Champions initiative

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the WTO announced today (27 June) that a project proposal submitted by the Asian Association of Business Incubation (AABI) is the latest proposal to be selected under the Small Business Champions initiative. The project will help small businesses in Asia’s technology sector by matching them with partners who will assist them in areas such as cross-border technology transfer and identifying new trading opportunities.


World Trade Organization

Trade Policy Review: Uruguay

The fifth review of the trade policies and practices of Uruguay takes place on 27 and 29 June 2018. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the Government of Uruguay.


World Trade Organization

WTO members take stock of progress on implementing Trade Facilitation Agreement

The implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) is well under way with progress varying among different economies, WTO members heard on 26 June in Geneva at the launch of a new publication and at a meeting of the Committee on Trade Facilitation. Continued cooperation among all stakeholders remains key to ensuring that the Agreement’s benefits of easier and less costly movement of goods are enjoyed by all, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said.


World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: Government procurement is an effective tool to support women-led businesses

Government procurement, or the public purchasing of goods or services, is one of the most effective tools that governments have to support women-led businesses, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said during a workshop on enhancing the participation of women in government procurement held at the WTO on 25 June.


World Trade Organization

WTO issues panel report on tobacco plain packaging requirements

On 28 June the WTO circulated the panel report in the cases brought by Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Indonesia in “Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging” (DS435, DS441, DS458 and DS467)


World Trade Organization

World MSME Day: DG Azevêdo cites WTO members’ progress in helping small businesses

Addressing a workshop organized by the Informal Working Group on MSMEs (micro, small and medium-sized enterprises) on world MSME Day (27 June), Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said that efforts by many WTO members have brought the MSME perspective to the fore. He cited progress in working with partners to increase trade finance opportunities for MSMEs. He also highlighted how implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement will ease small businesses’ participation in global markets by cutting trade costs and reducing administrative burdens.


World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: “Our efforts in the WTO must translate into real trade gains for LDCs”

Addressing a meeting of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) Group on 28 June 2018, Director-General Roberto Azevêdo said WTO members need to build on the progress achieved on LDC issues in recent years. He emphasized in particular the importance of implementing decisions taken at the Bali and Nairobi ministerial conferences on issues that are of importance for LDCs. He said that countries graduating from LDC status need special attention and that efforts need to be made on all fronts to boost LDC trade and to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.


World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo underlines critical role of IP laws in supporting growth and development

The framing and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) laws has a significant impact on global growth and development, said Director-General Roberto Azevêdo at the closing session of the IP Researchers Europe Conference held in Geneva on 29 June. He underlined that IP has a big role in particular in helping to generate the innovations that will be needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference was integrated with the annual WIPO-WTO Colloquium for IP Teachers, which brought together participants from 26 countries from 18 to 29 June.


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GOV.UK Department for Exiting the European Union

Press release: The EU (Withdrawal) Bill receives Royal Assent

Work to prepare our statute book for Brexit set to begin as EU (Withdrawal) Act becomes law.


GOV.UK Department for Exiting the European Union

Transparency data: Department for Exiting the European Union: ministerial gifts, hospitality, travel and meetings, January to March 2018

Information on gifts that ministers gave and received, their external meetings and overseas travel.


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Nyhedsbrev til virksomheder

Ændring af logo med videre som følge af nye styrelser

Meddelelse til importører om anvendelse af REX systemet i forhold til GSP lande.

Offentliggørelse af toldsuspensioner og toldkontingenter med virkning fra 1. juli 2018


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Lovtidende

Bekendtgørelse om ændring af bekendtgørelse om toldbehandling  


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Retsliste 02-07-2018 - 31-07-2018

Listen er vejledende. EU-domstolen kan have fjernet sager fra retslisten efter vi har hentet informationerne.

Indstilling C-305/17 Frie varebevægelser FENS
Dato: 05-07-2018
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Frie varebevægelser - told ved udførsel - afgifter med tilsvarende virkning som told - interne afgifter - afgift for nettjenester i forbindelse med transmission af elektricitet

Tidligere dokument: C-305/17 Frie varebevægelser FENS - Indstilling

Indstilling C-495/17 Cartrans Spedition
Dato: 12-07-2018
Fiskale bestemmelser

Anmodning om præjudiciel afgørelse - moms - direktiv 2006/112/EF - artikel 146, stk. 1, litra e), og artikel 153 - fritagelser - transportydelser knyttet til udførsel af varer - bevis for, at varerne er blevet udført fra EU’s område - ordning indført ved toldkonventionen om international godstransport - TIR-carneter

Tidligere dokument: C-495/17 Cartrans Spedition - Dom
Tidligere dokument: C-495/17 Cartrans Spedition - Indstilling
Tidligere dokument: C-495/17 Cartrans Spedition - Ny sag

Dom C-397/17 Profit Europe
Dato: 12-07-2018
Toldunion

Præjudiciel forelæggelse - forordning (EØF) nr. 2658/87 - toldunion og fælles toldtarif - tarifering - kombineret nomenklatur - underposition 7307 11 10, 7307 19 10 og 7307 19 90 - rørfittings af støbejern med kuglegrafit

Tidligere dokument: C-397/17 Profit Europe - Dom
Tidligere dokument: C-397/17 Profit Europe - Ny sag

Dom C-574/17 P Kommissionen mod Combaro
Dato: 25-07-2018
Toldunion

Appel - toldunion - forordning (EØF) nr. 2913/92 - artikel 239 - fritagelse for importafgifter - import af hørstof fra Letland mellem 1999 og 2002 - særlig situation - tilsyns- og kontrolforpligtelser - påstået korruption inden for toldmyndighederne - uægte varecertifikat - gensidig tillid

Tidligere dokument: C-574/17 P Kommissionen mod Combaro - Dom

Dom C-445/17 Pilato
Dato: 25-07-2018
Toldunion

Præjudiciel forelæggelse - den fælles toldtarif - kombineret nomenklatur - tarifering - pos. 8703, 8704 og 8705 - rustvogne

Tidligere dokument: C-445/17 Pilato - Dom
Tidligere dokument: C-445/17 Pilato - Ny sag


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Celebrating the Customs Union: the world's largest trading bloc turns 50

Customs Union: The world's largest trading block turns 50

 

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HENSTILLING om forslag til Rådets afgørelse om indgåelse på Den Europæiske Unions vegne af aftalen i form af brevveksling mellem Den Europæiske Union og New Zealand i henhold til artikel XXIV:6 og artikel XXVIII i den almindelige overenskomst om told og udenrigshandel (GATT) 1994 om ændring af indrømmelserne i Republikken Kroatiens toldtarif i tilslutning til dette lands tiltrædelse af Den Europæiske Union  

 

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Kommissionens gennemførelsesforordning (EU) 2018/838 af 31. maj 2018 om tarifering af visse varer i den kombinerede nomenklatur

Kommissionens gennemførelsesforordning (EU) 2018/837 af 31. maj 2018 om tarifering af visse varer i den kombinerede nomenklatur

Kommissionens gennemførelsesforordning (EU) 2018/787 af 25. maj 2018 om tarifering af visse varer i den kombinerede nomenklatur

 


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Bilag

Bilag 232

Grund- og nærhedsnotat vedrørende forslag til Europa-Parlamentets og Rådets forordning om fastlæggelse af toldprogrammet for samarbejde på toldområdet, fra skatteministeren

Bilag 234

Grund- og nærhedsnotat vedrørende forslag til Europa-Parlamentets og Rådets forordning om instrumentetfor finansiel støtte til toldkontroludstyr som en del af Fonden for Integreret Grænseforvaltning, fra skatteministeren

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