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Exporting from the EU - what you need to know

The Market Access Database (MADB) gives information to companies exporting from the EU about import conditions in third country markets:

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  • 21-Sep-2018 Ivory Coast Focus: Approval to Import Radio-Electrical Equipment, Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity (VoC) Programme and Insurance Certificate.
    The import documentation for Côte d'Ivoire has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Approval to Import Radio-Electrical Equipment

    The document entitled Approval to Import Radio-Electrical Equipment has been enhanced with the currently valid application form. Furthermore, it has been adjusted with regard to the authority which is responsible for the processing of said application. For further information, the quoted document and the chapter on Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment may be viewed.

    Verification of Conformity (VoC)

    Due to the launch of the new Verification of Conformity (VoC) Programme for certain goods to be imported into Côte d'Ivoire, the document entitled Verification of Conformity has been added to the import documentation for Côte d'Ivoire. Furthermore, the section on Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity (VoC) has been blue-pencilled, e.g. as far as the list of goods exempt from said programme is concerned. Please turn to the mentioned document and the quoted chapter for further details.

    Insurance Certificate

    The document named Insurance Certificate has been updated with regard to its submission requirements. More information thereon may be obtained from said document.
  • 21-Sep-2018 Armenia Amendments as regards border inspection posts (BIPs), customs value, the enhanced partnership and co-operation agreement as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Armenia. The following changes have been made:

    Border Inspection Posts (BIPs)

    The paragraph on Customs Procedures and Regulations has been enhanced with information on BIPs operating in Armenia. For further details, please consult the quoted section in this overview.

    Customs Value

    The chapter entitled Customs Value has been revised pursuant to regulations applicable in the framework of Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

    Enhanced Partnership and Co-Operation Agreement

    Information on the provisional application of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part and the Republic of Armenia, of the other part has been added to the section on Preferential Treatment. For details, please refer thereto.

    Other Changes

    The chapter on Dangerous Substances and Hazardous Chemicals has been updated with regard to Armenia's ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury.
    Trade-related news have been provided in the following paragraph.
  • 21-Sep-2018 Trinidad and Tobago
    Changes of tariff rates