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Glossary

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Databases for trade (EU)
20-03-2021

Learn about and find links to customs-related databases in the EU: TARIC, customs offices information, validation of EORI and REX numbers, AEO, CLASS, ECICS, EBTI, SAMANCTA, Export and Transit MRN follow-up and databases of quotas, suspensions, surveillances.

electronic systems; novel technologies
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Databases for trade (EU)
20-03-2021

Learn about and find links to customs-related databases in the EU: TARIC, customs offices information, validation of EORI and REX numbers, AEO, CLASS, ECICS, EBTI, SAMANCTA, Export and Transit MRN follow-up and databases of quotas, suspensions, surveillances.

electronic systems; novel technologies
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Importer's knowledge for claiming preferential treatment
06-03-2021

‘Importer’s knowledge’ allows the importer to claim preferential tariff treatment based on evidence they have obtained about the originating status of imported products. This evidence must be in the importer’s possession, be in form of supporting documents or records which may be provided by the exporter or producer and provide evidence that the product qualifies as originating.

origin of goods
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Importer's knowledge for claiming preferential treatment
06-03-2021

‘Importer’s knowledge’ allows the importer to claim preferential tariff treatment based on evidence they have obtained about the originating status of imported products. This evidence must be in the importer’s possession, be in form of supporting documents or records which may be provided by the exporter or producer and provide evidence that the product qualifies as originating.

origin of goods
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Phytosanitary measures: wood packaging material
06-02-2021

‘Wood packaging material’ means any wood product in the form of packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packing, pallets, box pallets and other load boards, pallet collars, dunnage, whether or not actually in use in the transport of objects of all kinds; raw wood of 6 mm thickness or less, processed wood produced by glue, heat and pressure, or a combination thereof, and dunnage supporting consignments of wood, which is constructed from wood of the same type and quality as the wood in the consignment, are excluded.

non-tariff measures
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Phytosanitary measures: wood packaging material
06-02-2021

‘Wood packaging material’ means any wood product in the form of packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packing, pallets, box pallets and other load boards, pallet collars, dunnage, whether or not actually in use in the transport of objects of all kinds; raw wood of 6 mm thickness or less, processed wood produced by glue, heat and pressure, or a combination thereof, and dunnage supporting consignments of wood, which is constructed from wood of the same type and quality as the wood in the consignment, are excluded.

non-tariff measures
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Origin criterion: change in tariff classification
04-02-2021

Product-specific rules (PSRs) of origin are the requirements for a product, which incorporates non-originating materials, to be originating in a country. PSRs are created based on origin criteria. One criterion is a change in tariff classification (examples of other criteria: a production process, a maximum value or weight of non-originating materials). It means that any non-originating material used in the production of the product must be classified in a chapter, heading or subheading1 other than that of the product.

origin of goods
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Origin criterion: change in tariff classification
04-02-2021

Product-specific rules (PSRs) of origin are the requirements for a product, which incorporates non-originating materials, to be originating in a country. PSRs are created based on origin criteria. One criterion is a change in tariff classification (examples of other criteria: a production process, a maximum value or weight of non-originating materials). It means that any non-originating material used in the production of the product must be classified in a chapter, heading or subheading1 other than that of the product.

origin of goods
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Import taxes
16-01-2021

“Import taxes” - the term is used to define the totality of customs-administered taxes (taxes paid to customs administrations/ authorities) applied in the EU, which, in accordance with the national legislation of the EU and EU Member States, are levied on imports of goods, including customs duties, import VAT and excise duties.

customs duty and taxes
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Import taxes
16-01-2021

“Import taxes” - the term is used to define the totality of customs-administered taxes (taxes paid to customs administrations/ authorities) applied in the EU, which, in accordance with the national legislation of the EU and EU Member States, are levied on imports of goods, including customs duties, import VAT and excise duties.

customs duty and taxes
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Customs duties (tariffs)
16-01-2021

Customs duties (tariffs) are taxes, calculated on the basis of the tariffs to be paid by the importer to the host country, which make the imported product more expensive than a competing domestic product.

customs duty and taxes
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Customs duties (tariffs)
16-01-2021

Customs duties (tariffs) are taxes, calculated on the basis of the tariffs to be paid by the importer to the host country, which make the imported product more expensive than a competing domestic product.

customs duty and taxes
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Licensing procedures (export and import)
27-12-2020

“Export licensing procedure” means an administrative procedure, whether or not referred to as licensing, used for the operation of export licensing regimes, requiring the submission of an application or other documentation, other than that generally required for customs clearance purposes, to the relevant administrative body as a prior condition for exportation from the customs territory. “Import licensing procedure” means...

customs declarations and documents, non-tariff measures
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Licensing procedures (export and import)
27-12-2020

“Export licensing procedure” means an administrative procedure, whether or not referred to as licensing, used for the operation of export licensing regimes, requiring the submission of an application or other documentation, other than that generally required for customs clearance purposes, to the relevant administrative body as a prior condition for exportation from the customs territory. “Import licensing procedure” means...

customs declarations and documents, non-tariff measures
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Consular transactions and consular invoice
27-12-2020

“Consular transactions” means the procedure of obtaining from a consul of the importing country in the territory of the exporting country, or in the territory of a third party, a consular invoice or a consular visa for a commercial invoice, certificate of origin, manifest, shipper’s export declaration or any other customs documentation in connection with the importation of the good.

customs declarations and documents, non-tariff measures
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Consular transactions and consular invoice
27-12-2020

“Consular transactions” means the procedure of obtaining from a consul of the importing country in the territory of the exporting country, or in the territory of a third party, a consular invoice or a consular visa for a commercial invoice, certificate of origin, manifest, shipper’s export declaration or any other customs documentation in connection with the importation of the good.

customs declarations and documents, non-tariff measures
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EU customs legislation
15-08-2020

EU customs legislation means the body of legislation made up of all of the following: the Union Customs Code and the provisions supplementing or implementing it adopted at Union or national level; the Common Customs Tariff; the legislation setting up a Union system of reliefs from customs duty; international agreements containing customs provisions, insofar as they are applicable in the Union. Watch the video and learn more (practical examples provided)!

national legislation
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EU customs legislation
15-08-2020

EU customs legislation means the body of legislation made up of all of the following: the Union Customs Code and the provisions supplementing or implementing it adopted at Union or national level; the Common Customs Tariff; the legislation setting up a Union system of reliefs from customs duty; international agreements containing customs provisions, insofar as they are applicable in the Union. Watch the video and learn more (practical examples provided)!

national legislation
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Union Customs Code
08-08-2020

The Union Customs Code (UCC) is set out in the Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9.10.2013. UCC lays down the general rules and procedures applicable to goods brought into or taken out of the customs territory of the EU.

national legislation
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Union Customs Code
08-08-2020

The Union Customs Code (UCC) is set out in the Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9.10.2013. UCC lays down the general rules and procedures applicable to goods brought into or taken out of the customs territory of the EU.

national legislation
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Customs territory
16-07-2020

In a customs territory, uniform customs laws apply and there are no internal customs or similar taxes. Watch the video and learn answers to these questions: Is the customs territory the same as the national territory? Where does the customs territory at sea and on land begin and end? How about the airspace?

national legislation
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Customs territory
16-07-2020

In a customs territory, uniform customs laws apply and there are no internal customs or similar taxes. Watch the video and learn answers to these questions: Is the customs territory the same as the national territory? Where does the customs territory at sea and on land begin and end? How about the airspace?

national legislation
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Tariff quotas for imports into EU
28-04-2020

Tariff quotas permit total or partial suspension of the normal duties applicable to imported goods. The quotas are set for a limited quantity of goods and for a limited period.

customs duty and taxes
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Tariff quotas for imports into EU
28-04-2020

Tariff quotas permit total or partial suspension of the normal duties applicable to imported goods. The quotas are set for a limited quantity of goods and for a limited period.

customs duty and taxes
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EORI number
26-04-2020

The Economic Operators Registration and Identification number (EORI number) is a unique European Union (EU) registration and identification number, assigned to companies that import or export goods to or from the EU, carry them under the transit procedure or perform other customs-related activities.

customs procedures and formalities
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EORI number
26-04-2020

The Economic Operators Registration and Identification number (EORI number) is a unique European Union (EU) registration and identification number, assigned to companies that import or export goods to or from the EU, carry them under the transit procedure or perform other customs-related activities.

customs procedures and formalities
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AGRIM and AGREX licenses
24-04-2020

Import and export licenses for agricultural products are required: for the products whose import/ export is restricted, for the purpose of importing under preferential treatment or tariff quota application, and for export refunds.

non-tariff measures
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AGRIM and AGREX licenses
24-04-2020

Import and export licenses for agricultural products are required: for the products whose import/ export is restricted, for the purpose of importing under preferential treatment or tariff quota application, and for export refunds.

non-tariff measures
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Incoterms® rules
24-04-2020

The rules are used to conclude contracts for the purchase of goods worldwide. They define the seller's and buyer's obligations regarding the risk of loss of or damage to the goods, costs and arrangement of transport and customs clearance.

customs value/valuation, sales contracts, Incoterms
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Incoterms® rules
24-04-2020

The rules are used to conclude contracts for the purchase of goods worldwide. They define the seller's and buyer's obligations regarding the risk of loss of or damage to the goods, costs and arrangement of transport and customs clearance.

customs value/valuation, sales contracts, Incoterms
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Customs value
19-04-2020

“Customs value“ of imported goods on the international scale means the value as determined in accordance with the Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (WTO Agreement on Customs Valuation).

customs value/valuation
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Customs value
19-04-2020

“Customs value“ of imported goods on the international scale means the value as determined in accordance with the Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (WTO Agreement on Customs Valuation).

customs value/valuation
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