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Exporting from the EU - what you need to know

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


The European Commission has included in its Market Access Database detailed information on rules adopted by UK authorities that would apply on UK imports from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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  • 20-May-2019 Trinidad and Tobago Focus: classification of goods, importation of fish, contact details as well as trade-related news. The import documentation for Trinidad and Tobago has been reviewed and amended accordingly. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Classification of Goods

    The assignment of commodity codes, i.e. the classification of goods pertaining to the document entitled Plant Import Permit, has been reviewed and updated as appropriate in accordance with the most recent lists of customs procedure codes (CPCs) requiring other governmental agency (OGA) endorsements. By way of example, corn grits, flours and tapioca, amongst others, are now exempt from requiring such a permit. More information on this procedure may be obtained from the quoted document.

    Importation of Fish

    The document entitled Licence to Import Fish has been enhanced with a sample of an issued licence. Please refer to the mentioned document for more information thereon.

    Contact Details

    The contact details of the following authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have been reviewed and brought up to date throughout this import report:

    Environmental Management Authority (EMA)
    Tobacco Control Unit under the Ministry of Health
    Wild Life Section of the Forestry Division under the Ministry of Agriculture, Land and Fisheries (MALF).

    Other Changes

    For trade-related News, please see the following section.
  • 20-May-2019 Moldova Amendments as regards animal products, contact details and labels of household chemical products have been brought to the import documentation for Moldova. The following changes have been made:

    Animal Products

    As a pre-listing mechanism has been established for producers of animal products for human consumption, the paragraph on Animals and Products of Animal Origin below has been enhanced with matter-specific details of the regulations applicable in Moldova.

    Contact Details

    The phone numbers of subordinate departments of the National Food Safety Agency (ANSA) have been blue-pencilled in the following documents of this import report:

    Authorisation to Import and Deal in Animals and Products of Animal Origin
    Common Veterinary Entry Document
    Veterinary Health Certificate for Animal Products
    Veterinary Health Certificate for Live Animals.

    Please refer to the updated contact information in the listed documents.

    Labels of Household Chemical Products

    The chapter on Labelling Requirements below has been amplified with minimum information to be provided on labels of household chemical products. Please turn thereto for more details.
  • 20-May-2019 Indonesia
    Changes of tariff rates