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Enhancing European customs: the path to trade efficiency and compliance

26 Oct 2023
All Committees
Customs & Trade Facilitation

With the introduction of the European Customs Authority, the EU Customs Data Hub and the ‘Trust & Check’ trader status, the European Commission has demonstrated a commitment to improving customs procedures and facilitate trade. However, certain aspects require further refinement. For instance, each of these measures needs to be proportionate, streamlined and transparent. Policymakers should also harmonise customs infringements, non-criminal sanctions and Restrictions and Prohibitions. Learn how we can refine EU customs and strike the right balance for trade facilitation.