ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Dec 2011In December 2011, the European Commission announced a rule change for import registration.
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Regulation 1349/2011 (page 26)
On 20 December 2011, the EC abolished the current license obligation scheme for imports of bananas. The measure has the purpose of 'alleviating the administrative burden for Member states and operators' (Preamble of Regulation 1349/2011 para. 3).