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  • 22 Jan 2019 South Korea Focus: Advance Manifest, live animals and Free Sale Certificate.
    The import documentation for South Korea has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Advance Manifest

    The document entitled Advance Manifest has been blue-pencilled. For purposes of illustration, samples of a manifest for sea and for air freight, respectively, have been enclosed into the aforementioned document. Please turn thereto for details.

    Live Animals

    An updated sample certificate has been included into the document entitled Veterinary Health Certificate for Live Animals. For particulars, please see the quoted document.

    Free Sale Certificate

    The sample contained in the document entitled Free Sale Certificate has been exchanged for a more recent version. More information my be obtained from said document.
  • 22 Jan 2019 United Arab Emirates Amendments as regards the adherence of the country to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), marking requirements and trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The following changes have been made:

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    This overview has been enhanced with information on the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, i.e. the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), to which the UAE is a party. For additional details regarding this matter, please refer to the chapter on Chemicals and Dangerous Goods further below.

    Marking Requirements

    The Ministry of Environment and Water (now: Ministry of Climate Change and Environment - MOCCAE) prohibited the marketing and circulation of non-biodegradable plastic products in the UAE. As detailed in the section on Standardisation below, a Product Registration for the Conformity Assessment Scheme is to be obtained for biodegradable plastic products, which must be marked accordingly. For particulars of the mark, the chapter on Packaging, Marking and Labelling Requirements may be viewed, which has been updated to this effect.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please turn to the following paragraph.
  • 22 Jan 2019 Cuba
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 21 Jan 2019 Indonesia Amendments as regards pre-shipment inspection (PSI), Import Regulations/Licensing as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Indonesia. The following changes have been made:

    Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)

    The list of goods subject to Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI) has been adjusted with regard to the currently valid scope of commodities requiring such inspection in the country of export. For particulars, please turn to the quoted paragraph in this overview.

    Import Regulations/Licensing

    The assignment of commodity codes in the documents listed in the section on Import Regulations/Licensing below, i.e. the Recognition as IP, the Appointment as IT and the Import Approval (PI), has been reviewed and updated in accordance with the most recent list of regulated products. Please refer to the mentioned chapter for additional details.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please see the following paragraph.
  • 21 Jan 2019 Canada Focus: classification of goods, updated forms, amended inspection fees, foodstuffs, cannabis and industrial hemp as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Canada has been reviewed and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Classification of Goods

    As per Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has lifted the import reporting requirement for designated energy-using products. To this effect, the classification of goods pertaining to the document entitled Energy Efficiency Report of this import report has been adjusted accordingly.
    Moreover, medical devices which are used to deliver drugs by smoking are classified as class II medical devices as of October 2018 and are henceforth subject to a Medical Device Licence and an Establishment Licence for Medical Devices. Similarly, nicotine vaping products making health claims are considered to be prescription drugs and consequently require a Drug Identification Number (DIN) as well as an Establishment Licence for Drugs. The assignment of commodity codes to the quoted documents has thus been respectively modified.

    Updated Forms

    The following documents have been equipped with updated application forms:

    Business Number
    Drug Identification Number (DIN)
    Import Permit for Veterinary Biologics
    Medical Device Licence
    Permit to Import Animals and Animal Products
    Product Licence from the Natural and Non-Prescription Health Products Directorate
    Variety Registration of Seeds.

    Amended Inspection Fees

    In accordance with the Notice Amending the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fees, which is in effect as of 15 January 2019, details of the processing fees have been revised in the following documents:

    Certificate of Inspection of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
    Inspection of Imported Fish and Fish Products.

    Foodstuffs

    The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force on 15 January 2019, repealing 14 former Regulations governing the trade in foodstuffs. Consequently, the formerly required documents entitled fish import licence and import licence for cheese have been removed from the set of documents of this report and a new document entitled Import Licence for Foodstuffs, also referred to as the Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence, has been created. Said licence is now required for the importation of nearly all foodstuffs with a few exceptions, as illustrated therein.

    Cannabis and Industrial Hemp

    Pursuant to the enforcement of the Cannabis Act and its pertinent Cannabis Regulations on 17 October 2018, new information on the importation and sale of cannabis has been incorporated into the documents entitled Import Permit for Industrial Hemp and Licence to Import Industrial Hemp. Moreover, details of the electronic application for licensing via the newly established portal entitled Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS) have also been provided.
  • 21 Jan 2019 Ecuador
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 21 Jan 2019 Bahrain
    Nomenclature changes
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 18 Jan 2019 Laos Focus: importation of animal products, Certificate of Airworthiness and pesticides.
    The import documentation for Laos has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Importation of Animal Products

    The document entitled Permit to Import Live Animals and Animal Products has been blue-pencilled and amended with regards to the processing time of said measure as well as specifics on the submission of the application. Please turn to the mentioned document for particulars on this matter.

    Certificate of Airworthiness

    The document entitled Certificate of Airworthiness has been newly incorporated into the set of documents for the import report for Laos. Please turn thereto for more information on the import procedures for aircraft.

    Pesticides

    For the importation of pesticides into Laos, a prior registration with the Department of Agriculture (DOA) is required. Details of said measure may be obtained from the newly created document entitled Registration of Pesticides as well as from the section on Pesticides and Other Chemicals in this overview.
  • 18 Jan 2019 Hong Kong Amendments as regards the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), food additive labelling as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Hong Kong. The following changes have been made:

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    Contact details of the responsible national authority within the framework of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) have been added to the chapter on Chemical Substances in this overview. Particulars on said convention may be obtained from the quoted paragraph.

    Food Additive Labelling

    The section on Packaging and Labelling Requirements further below has been enhanced with details of the labelling requirements for prepackaged foodstuffs containing food additives. Please turn thereto for further information.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please turn to the following paragraph.
  • 18 Jan 2019 Zimbabwe
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 18 Jan 2019 St. Lucia
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 18 Jan 2019 India
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 17 Jan 2019 Mexico Amendments as regards strategic in-bond sites, the Automatic Import Permit, the Mexican Accreditation Entity (EMA) as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Mexico. The following changes have been made:

    Strategic In-Bond Sites

    In accordance with recent amendments to the Customs Law, the requirements to be fulfilled for the importation of goods under the customs procedure called strategic in-bond sites have changed. For particulars, please turn to the chapter on Strategic In-Bond Sites in this overview, which has been respectively brought up to date.

    Automatic Import Permit

    The assignment of tariff codes pertaining to the document entitled Automatic Import Permit has been updated in accordance with recent modifications to the legal basis. Please see the mentioned document as well as the section on Goods Controlled by the Ministry of Economy (SE) further below for more information on this requirement.

    Mexican Accreditation Entity (EMA)

    The paragraph on Standards and Technical Regulations further below has been enhanced with information on the functions and contact details of the Mexican Accreditation Entity (EMA). More details may be obtained from said chapter.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please refer to the section below.
  • 17 Jan 2019 Switzerland Focus: assignment of commodity codes to import measures, plant varieties, updated application forms as well as trade related news.
    The import documentation for Switzerland has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Assignment of Commodity Codes to Import Measures

    The tariff codes assigned to the documents in this report have been checked in accordance with the current Swiss import regime. While some of the code lists have remained unchanged with the beginning of the new year 2019, the official modifications have been incorporated into the report as regards the following documents:

    Authorisation to Import Weapons, Ammunition and Parts Thereof
    General Import Permit for Ozone-Depleting Substances
    General Import Permit for Petroleum Products
    Import Permit for Animal Products That do not Entirely Satisfy the Import Conditions
    Import Permit for Dual-Use Items and Technologies
    International Import Certificate for Dual-Use Items and Technologies.

    Plant Varieties

    The document entitled Plant Variety Protection has been enhanced with the form for an application for a variety denomination which is to be enclosed at the time of application for the registration of seed and plant varieties with the national Swiss register. Particulars may be obtained from the quoted document as well as from the chapter on Plants and Plant Products below.

    Updated Application Forms

    The forms pertaining to the documents entitled Notification of the Bringing into Circulation of Infant Food and Registration of Additives have been exchanged for their most recent versions and a translation has been provided. Please turn to the quoted documents for more information on this matter.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please turn to the following paragraph.
  • 17 Jan 2019 Switzerland
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 16 Jan 2019 Oman Amendments as regards the pre-export legalisation of documents, Oman's adherence to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Oman. The following changes have been made:

    Pre-Export Legalisation of Documents

    The section on the Legalisation of Documents in this overview has been blue-pencilled in view of the responsible authority and the legalisation fees payable by the exporter, amongst others; please turn thereto for particulars.

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    This overview has been enhanced with information on the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, i.e. the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), to which Oman is a party. For additional details regarding this matter, please refer to the chapter on Further Chemical Substances and Hazardous Goods further below.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please turn to the following paragraph.
  • 16 Jan 2019 Cambodia (Kampuchea) Focus: classification of goods, supporting documentation and foodstuffs.
    The import documentation for Cambodia has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Classification of Goods

    The classification of goods, i.e. the assignment of national tariff codes to the following documents, has been adjusted:

    Import Certificate for Medical Products and Cosmetics
    Licence to Import Medical Products and Cosmetics
    Permit to Import Pesticides and Fertilisers
    Registration of Pesticides and Fertilisers.

    In addition, the first-mentioned import certificate has been newly created for this import report. Please turn thereto for specifics.

    Supporting Documentation

    The Pro Forma Invoice, which has been newly incorporated into this report, may be required by the importer or the competent authorities. In this context, the section on Customs Procedures has been blue-pencilled with respect to the mandatory supporting documents. For further details, please see the quoted document and the amplified chapter.

    Foodstuffs

    The document entitled Licence to Import Foodstuffs has been enhanced with regard to the validity conditions.
  • 15 Jan 2019 Kenya Focus: the Inward Report, Certificate of Fumigation, radioactive materials, contact details as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Kenya has been reviewed and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Inward Report

    The current version of the form required by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to be completed for the arrival reports of imports has been incorporated into the document entitled Inward Report, which may be viewed for specifics.

    Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC)

    In accordance with the most recent stipulations of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), the following documents, including the classification of goods pertaining thereto (i.e. the assignment of the commodity codes to which the measures pertain), which concern the importation of goods subject to the Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC), have been completely reviewed and brought up to date, e.g. with regard to the types of goods exempt from the programme:

    Certificate for PVoC
    PVoC Licence
    PVoC Registration
    Certificate of Inspection for Consolidated Cargo.

    In addition, a new sample of a corresponding application form has also been supplied for the PVoC Licence and PVoC Registration documents. Additional information on these measures may be obtained from the listed documents as well as the related chapter in this overview.

    Certificate of Fumigation

    Depending on the type of goods to be imported into Kenya, proof of conducted fumigation treatment may be a prerequisite, e.g. in the case of seeds, cereals and second-hand clothing. For this reason, the document entitled Certificate of Fumigation has been added to the set of documents for this import report. The quoted document may be referred to for further details and a sample of such certificate.

    Radioactive Materials

    The following documents, which are required for the importation and trade in radioactive materials in Kenya, have been furnished with updated application forms of the Radiation Protection Board (RPB):

    Licence to Deal in Radiation Devices and Radioactive Materials
    Permit to Import Radiation Devices and Radioactive Materials.

    For more information on these measures, please see the quoted documents as well as the corresponding paragraph on Radioactive Materials further below.

    Other Changes

    The contact details of the Communications Authority (CA) of Kenya have been brought up to date in the concerned documents throughout this report, where applicable.

    Current trade-related News have been brought to the following section, please turn thereto for specifics.
  • 15 Jan 2019 Cameroon Amendments as regards the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), norms and standards as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Cameroon. The following changes have been made:

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    The chapter on Chemicals and Hazardous Goods in this overview has been enhanced with the contact details of the national authority responsible within the framework of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), to which Cameroon is a party. Please turn thereto for specifics.

    Norms and Standards

    Information on various international organisations which Cameroon is a member of through the Standards and Quality Agency (ANOR) has been incorporated in the paragraph on Norms and Standards further below. Further particulars may be obtained therefrom.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the following section, which may be viewed for details.
  • 15 Jan 2019 Panama
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 15 Jan 2019 Namibia
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 15 Jan 2019 China
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 15 Jan 2019 Belarus
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 14 Jan 2019 Ukraine Focus: assignment of tariff codes, seeds, foodstuffs and fee payments.
    The import documentation for Ukraine has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Assignment of Tariff Codes

    The classification of commodities, i.e. the assignment of national tariff codes to the following documents, has been adjusted:

    Common Entry Document for Foodstuffs and Feed Products of Non-Animal Origin
    Common Veterinary Entry Document
    Delivery Verification Certificate
    End-User Certificate
    International Import Certificate
    Permit to Import Arms and Military Goods
    Permit to Import Dual Use Goods
    Registration of Importers of Dual-Use Goods.

    Several other documents of this report have been enhanced with information on the phytosanitary, veterinary and sanitary inspections performed at the point of entry and which are mandatory for the free circulation within the national territory of Ukraine.

    Seeds

    The application form for the document entitled Registration Certificate for Seeds has been exchanged for its amended version.

    Foodstuffs

    For reasons of transparency, the document entitled Registration of New Foodstuffs, Food Additives, Mineral Water and Food Packaging Material has been newly added to the set of documents of this import report. For particulars, please see the quoted document.

    Fee Payments

    In accordance with the Ukrainian legislation, the minimum wage (MW) and minimum subsistence (MS) units stipulated for 2019 have been revised in the corresponding chapter on Currency and Payments in this overview. For details, please turn to the mentioned section below.
  • 14 Jan 2019 Guinea Amendments as regards radio and telecommunications terminal equipment (RTTE), the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Guinea.
    The following changes have been made:

    Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (RTTE)

    Information on the importation of radio and telecommunications terminal equipment (RTTE) has been incorporated into a newly established chapter. Please turn thereto for further details.

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    The paragraph on Hazardous Goods has been enhanced with details of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), to which Guinea is a party. Additional information may be obtained from the quoted chapter.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the same-titled section below.
  • 14 Jan 2019 Turkey
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 14 Jan 2019 Papua New Guinea
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 14 Jan 2019 Madagascar
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 14 Jan 2019 Botswana
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 11 Jan 2019 Norway Focus: high-risk food and feed products from designated countries, import of endangered species, updated application forms as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Norway has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    High-Risk Food and Feed Products from Designated Countries

    Pursuant to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/1660 of 7 November 2018 imposing special conditions governing the import of certain food of non-animal origin from certain third countries due to the risks of contamination with pesticides residues, a health certificate is required to be obtained from the competent authority in the country of export for the stipulated types of goods prior to their consignment from designated countries. The document entitled Common Entry Document for High Risk Food and Feed Products has consequently been enhanced with further information and a sample of the mentioned health certificate. More information on Foodstuffs and Animal Feed to be imported may be obtained from the corresponding chapter in this overview and the mentioned document.

    Import of Endangered Species

    Information on the issuance of multi-use permits by the Norwegian Environment Agency for goods coming under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) has been added to the document entitled Import Permit for Goods Covered by CITES. For more information on this matter, please refer to the quoted document as well as to the section on Endangered Species in this overview.

    Updated Application Forms

    The application forms for the electronic submission of the documents entitled Marketing Authorisation for Medicinal Products for Human Use and Marketing Authorisation for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use have been exchanged for their current versions. Please turn to the quoted documents for particulars.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please turn to the following paragraph.
  • 11 Jan 2019 Congo Democratic Republic of Amendments as regards the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), labelling requirements as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    The following changes have been made:

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    The section on Hazardous Goods in this overview has been enhanced with information on the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), which the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a party to. Please refer to the mentioned paragraph for further particulars.

    Labelling Requirements

    Details of the labelling requirements for pharmaceuticals have been incorporated into the chapter on Labelling Requirements further below. Please turn thereto for specifics.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the same-titled section below, which may be viewed for more information.
  • 11 Jan 2019 Trinidad and Tobago
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 11 Jan 2019 South Korea
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 11 Jan 2019 Costa Rica
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 10 Jan 2019 Senegal Amendments as regards radio and telecommunications terminal equipment (RTTE), the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Senegal. The following changes have been made:

    Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (RTTE)

    For reasons of transparency, the information on radio and telecommunications terminal equipment (RTTE) contained in this import report has been newly incorporated into a separate section. Please turn thereto for further details.

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    The chapter on Hazardous Goods below has been enhanced with the contact details of the authority responsible within the framework of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). More information may be obtained from the aforementioned paragraph.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please see the quoted section below.
  • 10 Jan 2019 Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Focus: veterinary health inspections, food supplements, the Homologation of Motor Vehicles as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Macedonia has been reviewed and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Veterinary Health Inspections

    In accordance with the List of products of animal origin which are not subject to an inspection at importation or transit on behalf of a veterinary official at the border crossing (Official Gazette of Republic of Macedonia No. 196) from 29 October 2018, the classification of goods pertaining to the following documents, i.e. the assignment of commodity codes to which the measures apply, has been verified and, where applicable, updated accordingly:

    Entry Document for Breeding Animals and Material
    Veterinary Entry Document for Animal Products
    Veterinary Entry Document for Live Animals
    Veterinary Health Certificate for Live Animals
    Veterinary Health Certificate for Animal Products
    Veterinary Inspection Document for Animal Feedstuffs.

    Moreover, information on the requirements for mixed products, i.e. products which to a certain degree contain processed ingredients of animal origin, has been added to the document entitled Veterinary Entry Document for Animal Products. For additional particulars, please also see the abovelisted documents and the section on Live Animals and Products of Animal Origin in this overview.

    Food Supplements

    For the importation and marketing of food supplements in Macedonia, a special approval is to be obtained from the Food and Veterinary Agency. To illustrate this procedure in detail, a new document entitled Approval to Market Food Supplements has been created for this import report. More information may be obtained from the quoted document and the chapter on Foodstuffs further below.

    Homologation of Motor Vehicles

    As applications for the Homologation of Motor Vehicles are to be applied for electronically via the designated web portal of the Bureau of Metrology, the concerned document has been enhanced accordingly. A more recent sample of an application form for the technical inspection of the vehicle and documentary verification as well as updated information on the documents to be enclosed and on the requirement of a single vehicle approval have also been provided. For additional details, please see the stated document.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been brought to the following section, please turn thereto for specifics.
  • 10 Jan 2019 South Africa
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 10 Jan 2019 Japan
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 10 Jan 2019 Guyana
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 10 Jan 2019 Guatemala
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 09 Jan 2019 Botswana Focus: customs procedures, requests for certification and licensing, the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Botswana has been reviewed and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Customs Procedures

    In accordance with the new Customs Act 2018 and Excise Duty Act 2018, which were published in the Botswana Government Extraordinary Gazette dated 27 August 2018, the following documents of this import report have been reviewed and updated, e.g. with regard to the stipulated deadlines for submission:

    Customs Import Declaration
    Report of Arrival.

    In addition, the paragraph on Customs Procedures and Regulations in this overview has been augmented with details of the Botswanan customs regime, i.e. the procedures for which goods may be imported, as well as of the time limit for the removal of goods from customs supervision.

    Requests for Certification and Licensing

    The following documents have been equipped with more recent samples of request forms for the certification and licensing of goods within the framework of the Standards Import Inspection Regulations (SIIR) conformity programme:

    Certificate of Conformity for SIIR
    Registration for SIIR.

    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

    As a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) may be required for the importation or placing on the market of chemical substances in Botswana, the quoted document has been newly created for this import report. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been brought to the following section, please turn thereto for specifics.
  • 09 Jan 2019 Bahrain Amendments as regards the implementation of the value-added tax (VAT), the scope of documents required for customs clearance as well as packaging and labelling requirements have been brought to the import documentation for Bahrain. The following changes have been made:

    Implementation of the Value-Added Tax (VAT)

    Bahrain ratified the Unified Agreement for Value-Added Tax (VAT) of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf by virtue of Royal Decree-Law No. 47 of 2018, which was published on 6 October 2018. Pursuant to Royal Decree-Law No. 48 of 2018 published on the same day, the VAT entered into force on 1 January 2019. For more information, please turn to the section on Registration Requirements below.

    Scope of Documents Required for Customs Clearance

    For the purpose of customs clearance, the Customs Import Declaration, on whose basis customs duties and further taxes will be assessed, must be accompanied by a number of documents related to the goods to be imported and the business entities involved in a transaction. Particulars of said documents have been adjusted in the chapter on Customs Procedures and Regulations in this overview, which may be viewed for additional details.
    Attention is furthermore drawn to the fact that a separate Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin is no longer required if the origin of the goods is clearly stated in the Commercial Invoice. In case of doubt, the customs authorities may nevertheless request the certificate to be submitted. It may also be required by other authorities involved in import procedures, e.g. in case of goods subject to quarantine regulations.

    Packaging and Labelling Requirements

    The paragraph on Packaging, Marking and Labelling Requirements further below has been enhanced with information on the mandatory details with which infant formulae must be labelled and on the packaging requirements for fertilisers. For specifics, please refer to the quoted section.
  • 09 Jan 2019 Taiwan
    Nomenclature changes
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 09 Jan 2019 El Salvador
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 09 Jan 2019 Georgia
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 09 Jan 2019 Dominican Republic
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 09 Jan 2019 Chile
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 09 Jan 2019 Canada
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 08 Jan 2019 Ghana Amendments as regards warehousing, the EasyPass programme, used electrical and electronic equipment as well as used tyres, prohibited foodstuffs and pharmaceutical products as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Ghana.
    The following changes have been made:

    Warehousing

    Pursuant to a notice issued by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), designated goods may no longer be warehoused as of 1 November 2018. The corresponding chapter entitled Warehousing in this overview has been enhanced to this effect and may be viewed for further details of the concerned types of goods.

    EasyPass Programme

    Following the implementation of the so-called EasyPass programme as a voluntary customs facilitation scheme on 1 May 2018, the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) issued a public notice on 13 November 2018 to inform that the pre-shipment inspection and certification is mandatorily required for selected types of products classified as high-risk goods as of 1 January 2019. The section entitled Standardisation in this overview and the document entitled EasyPass Conformity Certificate have been amended to this effect. Please turn thereto for further details.

    Used Electrical and Electronic Equipment as well as Used Tyres

    As of 1 November 2018, used electrical and electronic equipment as well as used tyres are subject to an inspection in the country of export prior to their importation into Ghana. Said measure is implemented within the framework of the so-called Renovo™ programme in alignment with the Hazardous and Electronic Waste Control and Management Act of 2016. Details thereof have been newly added to the chapter on Used Goods in this overview, which may be consulted for specifics.

    Prohibited Foodstuffs and Pharmaceutical Products

    In accordance with the most recent stipulations of the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), the section on Prohibited Imports further below has been augmented with particulars of certain foodstuffs and pharmaceutical goods which are now banned from importation into Ghana, including cough syrups containing codeine and products containing tramadol. Please turn to the mentioned paragraph for more specifics.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been provided in the following chapter; please refer thereto for details.
  • 08 Jan 2019 Benin Focus: Type Approval for Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment, Authorisation to Import Narcotic and Psychotropic Drugs and Their Precursors, contact details as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Benin has been revised and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Type Approval for Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment

    The document entitled Type Approval for Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment has been enhanced with information on the processing fees pertaining to this procedure. Moreover, the list of documents to be enclosed with the application has been brought up to date. Further details may be obtained from the aforementioned document.

    Authorisation to Import Narcotic and Psychotropic Drugs and Their Precursors

    A sample application form in French language has been added to the document entitled Authorisation to Import Narcotic and Psychotropic Drugs and Their Precursors. Please refer thereto for particulars.

    Contact Details

    The contact details of the General Directorate of Customs and Indirect Taxes have been updated throughout this import report.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the same-titled section below.
  • 08 Jan 2019 New Zealand
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 08 Jan 2019 Honduras
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 07 Jan 2019 Peru Focus: classification of goods, procedural details and forms as well as fee payments and trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Peru has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Classification of Goods

    With respect to the Peruvian import regime, the classification of goods (i.e. the assignment of national tariff codes to the respective documents in this import report) has been adjusted.

    Procedural Details and Forms

    The following documents have been amended with regard to procedural details and the competent authorities, respectively:

    Import Authorisation for Controlled Chemical Substances and Supervised Products
    Permit to Import Fish and Aquacultural Products
    Permit to Import Goods Subject to the Washington Convention.

    Furthermore, the sample of a veterinary health certificate has been exchanged for a current version in the document entitled Veterinary Health Certificate for Animal Products.

    Fee Payments

    Fee payments for import measures are sometimes expressed in a particular percentage of the Peruvian Tax Unit (UIT). Information on said unit has been revised in the corresponding section on Currency and Payments in this overview. Please refer thereto for specifics.

    Other Changes

    Trade-related news have been provided in the following paragraph.
  • 07 Jan 2019 Afghanistan Amendments as regards the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), government procurement as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Afghanistan.
    The following changes have been made:

    Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)

    Information on the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), to which Afghanistan is a party, has been added to the section on Other Industrial Chemicals and Products Containing Them in this overview. Further details may be obtained from the mentioned paragraph.

    Government Procurement

    The chapter on Government Procurement further below has been updated with regard to the contact details of the responsible authority. Please turn thereto for particulars.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the same-titled section below, which may be viewed for specifics.
  • 07 Jan 2019 Philippines
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 07 Jan 2019 Colombia
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 07 Jan 2019 Australia
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 04 Jan 2019 United States of America Focus: updated forms, the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), the Alcohol Label Approval, pesticides, the Premanufacture Notice for New Chemical Substances as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for the United States of America has been reviewed and amended accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Updated Forms

    The forms contained in the following documents have been exchanged for their most recent versions:

    Approval of New Drugs
    Controlled Substances Import Declaration
    Import Declaration for List I and II Chemicals.

    Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP)

    As the compliance to the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) became mandatory on 31 December 2018 for shrimp and abalone products, the classification of goods subject to the document entitled International Fisheries Trade Permit, i.e. the assignment of commodity codes to which the measure applies, has been updated accordingly.

    Alcohol Label Approval

    The document entitled Alcohol Label Approval has been enhanced with information on the prior formula approval, which may be required depending on the type of alcohol beverage to be imported (e.g. in the case of malt beverages, beverages which have undergone certain processes or beverages which contain added flavouring or colouring substances). The corresponding application form therefor has also been incorporated into said document, which may be consulted for specifics.

    Pesticides

    As applications for the Registration of Pesticides and the Registration of Pesticide-Producing Establishments are now enabled electronically via the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Central Data Exchange (CDX) system, the quoted documents have been enhanced to this regard. In addition, the mentioned documents have been reviewed and augmented with additional information, e.g. with particulars of the letter of request for a company number, which is a prerequisite for the establishment registration, and with details of the types of pesticides which are exempt from the product registration requirement.

    Premanufacture Notice for New Chemical Substances

    In accordance with a final rule on the fees for the administration of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) issued by the EPA on 17 October 2018, details of the corresponding processing fees have been brought up to date in the document entitled Premanufacture Notice for New Chemical Substances. Furthermore, new information on significant new use notices (SNUNs) and microbial commercial activity notices (MCANs), which are required for new designated significant uses as well as for the commercialisation of intergeneric microorganisms, has also been added in the stated document.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been brought to the following section.
  • 04 Jan 2019 Saudi Arabia Amendments as regards the SALEEM verification of conformity, prohibited imports, registration for value-added tax (VAT) purposes and energy efficiency requirements for lighting products have been brought to the import documentation for Saudi Arabia. The following changes have been made:

    SALEEM Verification of Conformity

    The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) is currently in the process of revising and reorganising its conformity assessment procedures for imported goods. The Saudi Product Safety Programme called SALEEM (Arabic for "in order/sound") will be implemented gradually and eventually cover most products exported to Saudi Arabia. The documents entitled Verification of Conformity and Registration for Product Conformity have been amended to this effect; please turn thereto as well as to the section on Standardisation further below for details.

    Prohibited Imports

    Additional goods whose importation into Saudi Arabia has officially been banned, i.e. hoverboards, face masks and video games, have been added to the paragraph on Import Prohibitions in this overview; please refer thereto for particulars.

    Registration for Value-Added Tax (VAT) Purposes

    The chapter on Import Regulations and Registration Requirements below has been enhanced with information on the registration requirements for VAT purposes and the annual turnover threshold which necessitates VAT registration.

    Energy Efficiency Requirements for Lighting Products

    The section on Marking, Packaging and Labelling Requirements in this overview has been amplified with details of the latest Saudi norms applicable to additional lighting products, which must be fulfilled when importing bulbs and other lamps into the country since 7 December 2018. For more information, please turn to the quoted paragraph.
  • 04 Jan 2019 Egypt
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 04 Jan 2019 Belize
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 03 Jan 2019 Peru
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 03 Jan 2019 Bahamas
    Changes of tariff rates
  • 02 Jan 2019 Russian Federation
    Nomenclature changes
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 02 Jan 2019 Hong Kong
    Nomenclature changes
  • 02 Jan 2019 Barbados
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation
  • 11 Dec 2018 Zimbabwe Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Zimbabwe. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Zimbabwe.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Zimbabwe, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 South Africa Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for South Africa. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    South Africa is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in South Africa.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in South Africa, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Yemen Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Yemen. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Yemen, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Kosovo (under UNSCR 1244) Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Kosovo. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Kosovo.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Kosovo, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Vietnam Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Vietnam. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Vietnam.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Vietnam, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Venezuela Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Venezuela. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Venezuela.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Venezuela, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Uzbekistan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Uzbekistan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Uzbekistan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Uzbekistan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Uruguay Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Uruguay. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Uruguay.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Uruguay, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Uganda Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Uganda. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Uganda.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Uganda, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Tanzania Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Tanzania. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Tanzania.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Tanzania, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Taiwan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Taiwan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Taiwan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Taiwan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Trinidad and Tobago Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Trinidad and Tobago. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Trinidad and Tobago, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Turkey Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Turkey. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Turkey is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Turkey.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Turkey, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Tunisia Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Tunisia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Tunisia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Tunisia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Tunisia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Turkmenistan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Turkmenistan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Turkmenistan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Turkmenistan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Tajikistan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Tajikistan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Tajikistan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Tajikistan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Thailand Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Thailand. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Thailand is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Thailand.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Thailand, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Togo Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Togo. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Togo.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Togo, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Syria Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Syria. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Syria, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 El Salvador Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for El Salvador. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in El Salvador.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in El Salvador, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Singapore Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Singapore. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Singapore is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Singapore.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Singapore, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Sudan Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Sudan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Sudan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Russian Federation Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Russia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Russia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Russia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Russia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Serbia Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Serbia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Serbia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Serbia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Serbia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Qatar Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A. and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Qatar. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Qatar is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Qatar, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Paraguay Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Paraguay. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Paraguay, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Pakistan Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Pakistan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Pakistan is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Pakistan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Pakistan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Philippines Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for the Philippines. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in the Philippines.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in the Philippines, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Papua New Guinea Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Papua New Guinea. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Papua New Guinea.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Papua New Guinea, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Panama Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Panama. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Panama.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Panama, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 New Zealand Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for New Zealand. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    New Zealand is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in New Zealand.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in New Zealand, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Nicaragua Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Nicaragua. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Nicaragua.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Nicaragua, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Nigeria Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Nigeria. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Nigeria.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Nigeria, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Namibia Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A. and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Namibia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Namibia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Namibia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Mozambique Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Mozambique. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Mozambique.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Mozambique, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Malaysia Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Malaysia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Malaysia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Malaysia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Malaysia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Mauritius Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Mauritius. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Mauritius is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Mauritius.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Mauritius, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Mauritania Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Mauritania. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Mauritania, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Myanmar Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Myanmar. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Myanmar.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Myanmar, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Mali Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Mali. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Mali.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Mali, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Madagascar Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Madagascar. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Madagascar is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Madagascar.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Madagascar, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Montenegro Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Montenegro. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Montenegro is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Montenegro.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Montenegro, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Moldova Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Moldova. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Moldova is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Moldova.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Moldova, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Morocco Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Morocco. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Morocco is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Morocco.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Morocco, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Libya Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Libya. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Libya, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Liberia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Liberia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Liberia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Liberia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Sri Lanka Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Sri Lanka. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Sri Lanka is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Sri Lanka.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Sri Lanka, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 St. Lucia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Saint Lucia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Saint Lucia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Saint Lucia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Lebanon Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Lebanon. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Lebanon is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Lebanon.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Lebanon, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Kazakhstan Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Kazakhstan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Kazakhstan is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Kazakhstan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Kazakhstan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Kuwait Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Kuwait. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Kuwait, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Kyrgyzstan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Kyrgyzstan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Kyrgyzstan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Kyrgyzstan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Japan Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Japan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Japan is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Japan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Japan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Jordan Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Jordan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Jordan.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Jordan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Jamaica Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Jamaica. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Jamaica.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Jamaica, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Iceland Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Iceland. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Iceland is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Iceland.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Iceland, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Iran Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A. and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Iran. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Iran is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Iran, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Iraq Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Iraq. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Iraq, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 India Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for India. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    India is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in India.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in India, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Israel Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Israel. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Israel is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Israel.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Israel, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Haiti Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Haiti. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Haiti.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Haiti, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Honduras Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Honduras. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Honduras.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Honduras, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Guyana Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Guyana. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Guyana.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Guyana, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Guatemala Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Guatemala. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Guatemala.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Guatemala, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Georgia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin, business languages and Revised Kyoto Convention have been brought to the import documentation for Georgia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Georgia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Georgia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.

    Revised Kyoto Convention

    As Georgia recently acceded to the International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (as amended) (Revised Kyoto Convention), the chapter on International Agreements in this overview has been augmented accordingly.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Gabon Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Gabon. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Gabon.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Gabon, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Fiji Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Fiji. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Fiji.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Fiji, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Ethiopia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Ethiopia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Ethiopia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Ethiopia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Egypt Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Egypt. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Egypt, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Ecuador Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Ecuador. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Ecuador.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Ecuador, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Algeria Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A. and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Algeria. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Algeria is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Algeria, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Dominican Republic Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for the Dominican Republic. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in the Dominican Republic.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in the Dominican Republic, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Cuba Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Cuba. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Cuba.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Cuba, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Costa Rica Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Costa Rica. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Costa Rica.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Costa Rica, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Colombia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Colombia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Colombia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Colombia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 China Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for the P.R. of China. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    The P.R. of China is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in the P.R. of China.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in the P.R. of China, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Chile Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Chile. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Chile is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Chile.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Chile, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Ivory Coast Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Côte d'Ivoire. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Côte d'Ivoire is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Côte d'Ivoire.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Côte d'Ivoire, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Congo (Republic of) Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Congo. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Congo.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Congo, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Belize Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Belize. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Belize.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Belize, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Belarus Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Belarus. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Belarus is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Belarus.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Belarus, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Bahamas Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for the Bahamas. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in the Bahamas.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in the Bahamas, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Brazil Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Brazil. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Brazil is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Brazil.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Brazil, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Bolivia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Bolivia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Bolivia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Bolivia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Brunei Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Brunei Darussalam. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Brunei Darussalam.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Brunei Darussalam, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Bermuda Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Bermuda. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Bermuda.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Bermuda, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Bangladesh Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Bangladesh. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Bangladesh, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Barbados Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Barbados. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Barbados.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Barbados, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Bosnia and Herzegovina is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Azerbaijan Enhancements as regards business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Azerbaijan. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Azerbaijan, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Australia Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Australia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Australia is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Australia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Australia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Argentina Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Argentina. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Argentina.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Argentina, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Angola Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Angola. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Angola.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Angola, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Armenia Enhancements as regards the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Armenia. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Armenia.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Armenia, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
  • 11 Dec 2018 Albania Enhancements as regards the Carnet A.T.A., the Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin and business languages have been brought to the import documentation for Albania. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Carnet A.T.A.

    Albania is a party to the Customs Convention on the A.T.A. Carnet for the Temporary Admission of Goods (A.T.A. Convention). The sample form displayed in the document entitled Carnet A.T.A. has been replaced by a current version. Please turn to the quoted document for further details.

    Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin

    The document entitled Certificate of Non-Preferential Origin has been enhanced with information on specific cases in which said certificate may be required by the customs authorities or other responsible bodies in Albania.

    Business Languages

    The paragraph on General Information below has been amplified with details of the business languages commonly used in Albania, amongst other changes; please refer thereto for particulars.
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