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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-Jan-2020 Mexico Amendments as regards the assignment of commodity codes, declaration of currency as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Mexico. The following changes have been made:

    Assignment of Commodity Codes

    The assignment of commodity codes, i.e. the classification of goods pertaining to the document entitled Automatic Import Permit, has been updated in accordance with recent modifications to the applicable legal basis. Please see the mentioned document as well as the chapter on Goods Controlled by the Ministry of Economy (SE) in this overview for more information on said procedure.

    Declaration of Currency

    As the importation of currency exceeding a value of 10,000 USD is to be declared to the Mexican customs authorities, the paragraph on Currency and Payments further below has been enhanced with details thereof. For specifics, please turn to the quoted section.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please refer to the paragraph below.
  • 20-Jan-2020 Laos Focus: Trademark Registration, importation of films and country of origin labelling. The import documentation for Laos has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. Attention is drawn to the following changes:

    Trademark Registration

    The document entitled Trademark Registration has been newly incorporated into the set of documents for the import report for Laos. More information on the requirements for said procedure may be obtained from the quoted document as well as the chapter on Registration in this overview.

    Importation of Films

    Information on the importation of films into the country has been added into this import report in the document entitled Approval to Import Films. Particulars may be obtained therefrom.

    Country of Origin Labelling

    The section on Country of Origin Labelling has been newly created in this overview. Please refer thereto for particulars of the country of origin labelling requirements for Laos.
  • 20-Jan-2020 Cameroon
    Changes of tariff rates