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Articolo31 marzo 2020Direzione generale della Fiscalità e dell’unione doganale

Amended Rules of origin EU-ESA interim EPA

On 14 January 2020, the EPA Committee adopted Decision No 1/2020 amending certain provisions of Protocol 1 (OJ L 93, 27 March 2020, p. 1-194). The amended Protocol 1 enters into force on 31 March 2020 and replaces in its entirety the current text.

On 14 January 2020, the EPA Committee adopted Decision No 1/2020 amending certain provisions of Protocol 1 (OJ L 93, 27 March 2020, p. 1-194). The amended Protocol 1 enters into force on 31 March 2020 and replaces in its entirety the current text.

The amended Protocol 1 provides for modern rules of origin:

  • Allowing ‘accounting segregation’ for materials;
  • Replacement of the provision on ‘direct transport’ by a rule on ‘non-alteration’;
  • Possibility to use REX for EU exports to the ESA countries.

ESA countries are: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Zimbabwe. Find more information in the ACP page.

Consult the amended Protocol 1 here.

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Data di pubblicazione
31 marzo 2020
Autore
Direzione generale della Fiscalità e dell’unione doganale