French customs struggles to cope with No Deal Brexit planning

By |september 3rd, 2019|border checks, border management, Brexit, Calais, customs, France, Hard Brexit, international trade, News, UK|

On 26 August, the French Council of Ministers sacked Rodolphe Gintz after two years as customs chief. Meanwhile, the French customs office is facing up to the difficulties of preparing for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, EURACTIV France reports.

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Moscovici on no-deal Brexit: ‘We are as ready as we can be’

By |april 3rd, 2019|backstop, Brexit, customs, Ireland, Irish border, News, no deal scenario, Pierre Moscovici|

As the deadlock over the UK's exit from the EU continues, the bloc has stepped up its preparation for a no-deal Brexit, in particular in the customs area, as border checks will become necessary "overnight" if the UK crashes out without a deal.

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Flurry of agreements to cushion blow of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 27th, 2019|air transport, Brexit, customs, Hard Brexit, medicines, News, railways, road transport|

As Britain tries to steer away from a dreaded "no-deal" divorce with the EU, a flurry of agreements are being hammered out to cushion the most painful blows.

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German bill to tackle undeclared work and child benefit fraud

By |februar 21st, 2019|customs, German finance minister, News, Olaf Scholz, undeclared work|

German finance minister Olaf Scholz has presented a bill for German customs to be given more employees and powers. EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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UK to ease customs checks on EU goods in event of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 5th, 2019|Brexit transitional deal, customs, Customs Union, Hard Brexit, News, post-Brexit trade, United Kingdom|

Most goods arriving from the European Union will be allowed into Britain without full customs checks for at least three months if it leaves the bloc without an exit deal, the British government said on Monday (5 February).

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Brexit: Eurotunnel preparing for increased checks in Calais

By |november 5th, 2018|Brexit, Calais, customs, News|

Every minute counts when it comes to maintaining a fluid flow of traffic at the entrance to the tunnel under the English Channel. In order to prepare for the return of new checks, post-Brexit, the Eurotunnel site in Calais is mounting a race against the clock. EURACTIV France’s media partner, Ouest-France reports.

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EU warns UK-centered China import scam may shift to Europe’s ‘Silk Road’

By |junij 6th, 2018|China, customs, fraud, Greece, Hungary, New Silk Road, News, OLAF|

European Union anti-fraud investigators suspect Greece and Hungary may have become the main EU centers of a multi-million-euro scam involving imports of Chinese clothing and footwear that uses the infrastructure of China’s new “Silk Road”. The large-scale fraud, which involves...

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Customs officers: Huge increase in capacity needed to prepare for Brexit

By |december 1st, 2017|customs, imports, News|

London: £300 million will be needed to finance 5,000 extra customs officials to deal with post-Brexit border controls, the UKs top customs official has warned.

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Britain sketches out customs powers if Brexit deal fails

By |oktober 10th, 2017|borders, Brexit, customs, Hard Brexit, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland, Philip Hammond, Theresa May|

Britain on Monday (9 October) outlined proposals for new laws to set tariffs and quotas including if Britain leaves the European Union with no agreement in place, as it prepares for a post-Brexit customs system.

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Ireland anticipates 10-fold rise in customs declarations post-Brexit

By |maj 17th, 2017|Brexit, customs, Ireland, John Callinan, Liam Irwin, Michel Barnier, News, Northern Ireland, Tarrifs, UK|

Ireland anticipates a 10-fold increase in the number of customs declarations made by local companies after Brexit, a senior official at the government agency responsible for customs checks said on Tuesday (16 May).

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