ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Dec 2011

In December 2011, the European Commission announced a rule change for import registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

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).

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