November 10, 2020

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 will have significant implications for port authorities in relation to the customs procedures and documentation required for goods being imported and exported.

Previously, free circulation goods were allowed to move within the EU with no tax or duties payable. However, all EU states will now be classed as a third country, and vice versa. As such, port users should be aware that customs entries will be required for all cargo, and may be required to show that the goods comply with EU standards.

In a new blog post, Bethan Customs Consultancy offers further advice for port authorities considering whether they have the correct approvals in place to allow commercial businesses/customers to import and export goods. Read more…