UCC made simple

Broker KGH Customs has created a site to help companies get ready for the new EU Union Customs Code (UCC). - It includes a self-assessment tool to help firms ascertain quickly how prepared they are and what they need to do. There is also a checklist. [+]

EU Commission hails UCC

EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici, has welcomed introduction of the Union Customs Code on 1 May, saying that it would “open the door to new state-of-the-art IT systems that will provide fast and quality data on goods being traded and will allow extremely ... [+]

UCC learning online

The European Commission's Taxation & Customs Union department and a pool of customs experts have developed an eLearning programme for the Union Customs Code (UCC), aimed at customs officers and economic operators. The programme will consist of a series of level 1 overview, level 2 - fundamental knowledge and procedures for ... [+]

Still no clarity on Union Customs Code warns ESC

Discussions on the Union Customs Code (UCC) still cannot be finalized as the European Commission has been forced to revise the legislation on transitional measures, warns the European Shippers Council. As the UCC is due to enter into gradually into force from 1 May 2016, this will reduce the time for ... [+]

May Day for Union Customs Code

The European Commission says that its long-awaited and heavily delayed Union Customs Code will come into force on 1 May next year. It aims to usher in “a simpler, more modern and integrated EU customs system to support cross-border trade and provide for more EU-wide cooperation in customs matters. The ... [+]

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