• compliance e AEO

    AEO and EU Customs union reform: EU Parliament report 20 February 2024

    As we informed on 2023 the European Commission published on the official journal the “Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL establishing the Union Customs Code and the European Union Customs Authority, and repealing Regulation (EU) No 952/2013”. About the AEO, the mentioned document (n. Document 52023PC0258 and COM/2023/258 final) provides with the following provisions. Firstly, about the “ex-post evluation/fitness checks of existing legislation” indicated into the explanotry memorandum “…the proposal undelines that “…Second, some tangible progress in improving the customs environment has been realised but does not evenly concern all the areas analysed in the evaluation. The UCC contributed to clarifying and harmonising customs…

  • compliance e AEO

    AEO: customs and businesses data monitoring, artificial intelligence and customs obligation.

      The AEO (authorized economic operator) is a customs authorization[1] able to qualify its ower as “reliable”. This is an “unicum” inside the group of customs decisions that can be granted: inwards processing relief, outward processing relief, customs warehouse, temporay admission, end use and free trade zone and the approved exporter  allow the economic operator either to exercise the right to apply for a special regime or to declare the preferential origin status in the statement of origin instead by means of EUR.1 certificate. In other words, except for the authorized economic operator, the authorizations impact only on the objective element of the customs obligation (it means: the customs debt).…

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    CBAM and calculation of embedded emissions: how to do it

    The regulation draft about the management of the CBAM reporting obligations, lays down that the reporting declarant , for the calculation of embedded emissions, has to followo up one of the two methods: a) determining emissions from source streams on the basis of activity data obtained by means of measurement systems and calculation factors from laboratory analyses or standard values; (b) determining emissions from emission sources by means of continuous measurement of the concentration of the relevant greenhouse gas in the flue gas and of the flue gas flow. The tasks of the reporting declarant are part of the trade compliance on which relies the reliability of the AEO companies.

  • circular economy,  compliance e AEO

    CBAM, customs classification and HS code

    Which are the goods covered by the CBAM? The Annex I of the regulation (proposal) lists the main categories of goods with the HS codes and the greenhouses gases related. The list, below summarized, recalls the main role played by the customs classification which is one of the three pillars (with value and origin) of the customs obligation. In other words, we have to take care of our classification becuase: a) we risk infrigement of CBAM rules; b) reduce our “reliability” (if AEO). We have to: a) monitor the internal process of customs classification; b) check the customs  classification made in our behalf by other entities; c)  discrepancies and audit…