ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Apr 2018

In May 2018, the European Union introduced an import monitoring mechanism of certain aluminium products.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

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

Inception date: 12 May 2018 | Removal date: 15 May 2020

Import monitoring

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.

AFFECTED SECTORS