ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Apr 2018
In May 2018, the European Union introduced an import monitoring mechanism of certain aluminium products.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official Journal of the European Union, Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/640 of 25 April 2018, published on 26 April 2018: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2018.106.01.0007.01.ENG&toc=OJ:L:2018:106:TOC
On 26 April 2018, the European Union issued Regulation (EU) 2018/640 introducing import monitoring of certain aluminium products of a value exceeding a net weight of 2,500 kg per tariff line. The goods subject to monitoring fall under the following HS codes: 7601, 7604, 7605, 7606, 7607, 7608, 7609 and 7616.99. The subject goods are first released into the EU upon the production of a surveillance document. The mechanism is in force from 12 May 2018 to 15 May 2020.