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Opposites attract: linking HS and ECN classification

On 16 January 2017, the European Commission published its latest update of the TARIC CN-DU Correlation Table which establishes links between the customs classification codes (HS/CN) and export control classification codes (ECN). By Bert Gevers, Yassine el Bojaddaini & Megan Gajewski Barnhill , 21 February 2017. As this correlation table sometimes confuses exporters when determining whether an item is controlled for…

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Linking trade control compliance and customs compliance programs

With the introduction of the new Union Customs Code (UCC) on 1 May 2016, the status of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) became the cornerstone of the revised customs legislation in the EU. By Bert Gevers, Jack Nuijten and Yassine El Bojaddaini This concept of certified traders was first introduced in the EU in 2008 in order to enhance international supply…

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