Incoterms are a fundamental and essential aspect in international trade that we have talked about repeatedly in our blog (you can consult the related posts in the following link: Incoterms information). Their great importance requires that all the entities involved in any international commercial relationship have extensive knowledge about them, their management and application; and for this it is necessary to be attentive to their possible updates. Today in our blog they are again the main elements to discuss the changes they are going to experience and which will come into effect on January 1, 2020.
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Customs procedures are established and controlled by the European Union Customs Code (EUCC), which is the main EU Customs Law. It is important to know its regulations since they regulate all the customs formalities that take place within the Community territory.
The current code is that of 1 May 2016, but its implementation will be fully completed in 2020 when all the countries belonging to the European Union have the necessary tools and software.
Before going into detail on the subject of customs procedures, a distinction should be made between the concept of import-export and that of the intra-Community acquisition of goods.
Imports – exports are those commercial actions that have as an objective the introduction or exit from the national territory – by means of terrestrial, air or sea transport – of goods whose origin or destination are countries that do not belong to the European Union, that is, third countries.
The Intra-Community acquisitions of goods are commercial actions with the same objective as imports and exports, but on this occasion the goods do come from European Union countries.
Within land transport there are several ways to transport a load to its destination. In this article we will analyze the LTL (Less Than Truckload) method and its main alternative, the FTL (Full Truckload method.). (more…)