ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Sep 2014In September 2014, the European Commission announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
EC regulation 1015/2014
On 27 September 2014, the European Commission announced in regulation 1015/2014 further changesto the list of countries eligible for the GSP and GSP+ programmes. Turkmenistan(due to being classified as an upper-middle income country), Colombia,Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru(due to signed preferential market access arrangements) were allremoved from the list of countries eligible for the GSP.
Furthermore,Ecuador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama and Peru will nolonger be eligible for the GSP+ staring 1 January 2016 (for Ecuadorstaring 1 January 2015).