CBAM, a pillar of the european green deal

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: A Pillar of the European Green Deal At the heart of European efforts for an ecological transition, the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is emerging as a crucial tool in the fight against climate change. Framed by the European Green Deal and regulated by European climate law, the CBAM aims to […]

Strategic exploration of the harmonized system : what future for customs?

Strategic exploration of the Harmonized System: What future for customs? The future of international trade is underway with the Exploratory Study on a potential strategic revision of the Harmonized System (HS) conducted by the WCO. Against a backdrop of rapid developments and growing challenges, this two-year study aims to rethink and modernize this cornerstone of […]

strengthening controls on the origin of made in France product

Strengthening controls on the origin of “Made in France” products On February 1st, 2024, during a joint conference, the Minister of Economy, Bruno Le Maire, announced strengthened controls targeting products labeled “Made in France.” This decision comes in the context of the need to ensure the sovereignty of agriculture, emphasized by Prime Minister Gabriel Attal, […]

Abolition of customs duties on Industrial Products

A new deal for e-commerce in Switzerland : Abolition of customs duties on Industrial Products Starting from January 1, 2024, e-commerce in Switzerland will undergo a profound transformation with the elimination of customs duties on most industrial products. This decision is part of a broader initiative aimed at increasing Swiss competitiveness by removing obstacles to […]

Exporters on the alert to Global Politics

Exporters on the alert to Global Politics In this new year, exporters find themselves facing a global situation that demands increased vigilance. Recent studies all point to the same reality: the slowdown in growth persists. Unfortunately, geopolitical tensions are escalating, with conflicts such as the one between Israel and Hamas adding to existing crises like […]

Change for consumers : New rules and transparency

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Changes for consumers : New Rules and Transparency In 2024, consumers will face significant changes in their shopping experience and protection, as measures are implemented to enhance information, security, and sustainability. Enhanced Protection on Online Marketplaces: Starting from February 17, 2024, new standards will require online marketplaces to strengthen their transparency. Under the European Digital […]

1 in 5 toys considered dangerous: The role of customs to protect us

1 in 5 toys considered dangerous: The role of customs to protect us Just before the Christmas festivities, French authorities sounded the alarm regarding toy safety. According to the annual report from the Directorate-General for Competition, Consumer Affairs, and Fraud Control (DGCCRF), published on 12/15/23, nearly one out of every five toys inspected in 2022 […]

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO): New Authority against fraud into the EU

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO): New Authority against fraud into the EU As international trade has never been so dynamic and intertwined, securing financial flows and fighting against crime constitute a priority. In this regard, at the request of the European Union Commission, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office was created and has been operational […]

Inward processing: How to maximize the benefits for your company

Inward processing: How to maximize the benefits for your company The special inward processing regime proves to be a strategic lever for companies carrying out transformations or repairs of products. It offers the possibility of temporarily importing third-party goods under duty suspension and taxes before transforming them and re-exporting the finished products obtained. One of […]