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Brazil: Benefits of the drawback regime extended to some services
China: China’s customs relaxes voluntary disclosure rules
Italy: Penalties for customs violations must be proportionate: the Italian Supreme Court takes a clear position against the more than proportional increase in penalties for customs law violations
United Kingdom: UK developments on CDS
United States: Applicability of the First Sale Rule for Non-market Economies
Germany: Appeal in “Hamamatsu” case rejected by German Federal Fiscal Court
China: Export tax rebate made easy
Italy: The contrast between the digitalization of the bill of import and the requirements for deducting Import VAT
United Kingdom: Brexit 2022 update – 2
Vietnam: Goods labeling
UK/EU: EU Sanctions developments on Russia/Ukraine
Germany/EU: Restrictive measures against Russia and Belarus due to the war of aggression against Ukraine – Current developments
Austria: Customs law thwarts VAT law
Belgium: E-commerce: Belgium changes VAT rules on importer of record
Brazil: Brazilian Superior Court of Justice defines the calculation of penalty and interest on drawback
Brazil: Ex-Tariff saved from extinction
China: Major updates in China customs
France: The Goods and Services Tax Code – (A way to clarify the applicable rules!)
Hungary: Changes to customs administration in Hungary
Italy: Importer not established in the EU – operative clarifications
Senegal: The recent customs reforms of 20 December 2021
Singapore: Asia’s FTA Spree: benefits galore for businesses but caveat emptor
Sweden: Swedish Import VAT – Is Swedish Customs the competent authority?
United Kingdom: National Security and Investment Act
United Kingdom: Brexit 2022 update
United States: Outcome of “De Minimis” will have Major Effects on E-Commerce Importations and the US FTZ Program
Vietnam: Import of software to Vietnam
Brazil: Ex-Tariff on the brink of extinction
China: Major updates in China Customs
France: Customs administration – French cultural exception?
Italy: The importer is almost always responsible in case of an untrue certificate of origin
Mexico: CFDI with consignment note complement
Pakistan: Pakistan Single Window (PSW)
United Kingdom: EU export controls on dual-use goods: the latest update
Vietnam: Duty–free goods imported for export production and processing
Brazil I: Customs Controls to Curb Red Tape
Brazil II: Brazil issues regulation to combat customs fraud
Italy I: Simplifications for authorisation to the “approved place for export”
Italy II:Simplified procedure for relief from the import duties of reimported goods
Mexico I: Changes in customs compliance regulations
Mexico II: New Framework as of 2020 & 2021
Mexico III: New Free Zone in Chetumal, Quintana Roo
Portugal: Brexit implications on customs
Ukraine: New Rules on Authorised Economic Operators Implemented in Ukraine
Vietnam: Vietnam’s implementation of the EU and Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (“EVFTA”)
Asia Pacific: Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): the world’s largest Free Trade Area and business opportunities in the Asia Pacific region
European Union: E-commerce and new provisions on low-value consignments
Additional country news
China I: China Export Controls 2.0
China II: China launches four free trade zones
Malaysia: ASW – A game changer for ASEAN trade and Customs clearance
Philippines: The Philippines Implements its “Strategic Trade Management Act” (Republic Act No. 10697)
USA: America’s New US President and International Trade: 5 Feb. 2021
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