Paying duty is mandatory for most importers, but did you know that you don’t always need to do it? Customs Consultant Marino Vaccari discusses Inward Processing Relief (IPR) in this article.
From April 25th, the use of phosphine tablets in grain exports will be banned in France. But how will this affect your trade and your buyers? We speculate in this article.
You need to prove that your catch is legal and safe for consumption when importing fish into the UK. But how, when, and why do you need an IUU Catch Certificate (IUUCC)? Find out in this article.
Whether you are a logistics service provider or an importer of fruit with your own logistics operation, you want your shipments handled with care. The faster your shipments reach their end destinations, the fresher the fruit. So, having all your customs processes in order will save you time and prevent unnecessary delays.
Health and safety in food transportation is one of the strictest areas of customs compliance. But how does this apply to the humble peanut, and what’s changed recently? Find out in this article.
What are the unique challenges of working in perishable goods when thinking about Customs? We spoke to Koornstra & Co to find out:
Importing food presents a health risk, with inadequate shipments known to cause disease if they haven’t been prepared, treated, or checked correctly. Therefore, clearing your foodstuffs through customs requires more than a standard import declaration.
With less than ten weeks remaining until Christmas, retailers around the UK are beginning to display festive goods in store. However, could shelves be emptier than last year with the cost-of-living crisis, ongoing logistics problems, and a clear reduction in shipments from the Far East?
Following the delay of EU foodstuff customs clearance requirements in July, further regulations surrounding labelling have now also been delayed.
Companies that want to sell imported products in the European Union as organic products need to make sure they have all the necessary documents in order. One of the most important documents, in this case, is the Certificate of Inspection.