ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2016

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 06 Nov 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Import licensing requirement

 On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued regulation 2016/1239 consolidating its legislation on importing and exporting licences for agricultural products.
The regulation simplifies and standardises the general procedures for obtaining import and export licenses for agricultural products.
The new regime shall start applying on 6 November 2016.