ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Apr 2016

In April 2016, the European Commission announced a rule change for import registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 29 Apr 2016 | Removal date: 28 Apr 2020

Import licensing requirement

 On 29 April 2016, the European Commission published regulation 2016/670 introducing an import licensing regime for steel products exceeding 2.5 tonnes.
The exact list of products covered by the regulation can be found in Annex I (cf. Sources). Furthermore, the licensing regime shall not apply for members of the EEA.
The regulation came into force on the day of its publication and will be active until 15 May 2020.

AFFECTED SECTORS