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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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  • 19-Jul-2019 Libya Amendments as regards the Commercial Registration, political situation as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Libya. The following changes have been made:

    Commercial Registration

    With reference to the documents entitled Commercial Registration and Excerpt from the Commercial Register, the competent Ministry of Economy and Industry recently announced that designated local offices near Tripoli, i.e. the respective Commercial Registration Committees, have been unified to a single office, which is henceforth located in the capital. Registration certificates issued after February 2019 are only valid if the seal specified in the corresponding communication is used. Procedural information may be obtained from the above-mentioned documents of this report.

    Political Situation

    The paragraph on the Political Situation and Administrative Changes has been updated in view of the deferment of the parliamentary elections due to the civil war in Libya. For additional details, the quoted chapter may be viewed.

    Other Changes

    Other trade-related News have been brought to the following section; please turn thereto for specifics.
  • 19-Jul-2019 Liberia Focus: Cargo Tracking Note (CTN), Fumigation Certificate, Import Permit Declaration as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Liberia has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Cargo Tracking Note (CTN)

    As a Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) is mandatory for all sea shipments to Liberia, the same-named document has been added to this import report. Additional details may be obtained from the mentioned document.

    Fumigation Certificate

    A Fumigation Certificate may be required for the importation of certain goods, e.g. used clothes, into Liberia. Consequently, said document has been added to the set of documents of the import report for Liberia. Please refer thereto for more details.

    Import Permit Declaration

    As by virtue of Executive Order 96 issued on 10 April 2019, all commercial importers of goods into Liberia are currently exempted from the requirement of an Import Permit Declaration and from seeking import permits which have so far been administered by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the quoted document has been amended to this effect. Commercial importers must nevertheless notify the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in writing of any intention to import goods. Please turn to the mentioned document for further information.

    Other Changes

    Current trade-related News have been described in the same-titled section below.
  • 19-Jul-2019 Oman
    Changes of tariff rates