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European Customs Agency (ECA) en Customs Support bundelen krachten in België

European Customs Agency (ECA) en Customs Support bundelen hun krachten in België. ECA is al 19 jaar actief als betrouwbare customs broker in Antwerpen. Met deze samenwerking versterken we onze positie als leidende douane agent in België en kunnen we onze klanten een betere service bieden in zowel Nederland als België. Wij zijn dan ook
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The Key Elements from the EU-Japan Trade Agreement

On February 1st a new Trade Agreement between Japan and the European Union came into force. And that’s a big deal. Literally. The Economic Partnership Agreement, as it is called, is the largest bilateral trade agreement ever made by the EU in terms of market size. It has created the largest free trade zone in
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New Regulations for Plastic Packaging in Saudi Arabia Postponed to September

Important news for companies exporting products to Saudi Arabia. The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) has announced that the new regulations for plastic packaging that were going into effect February 1st have been postponed until September 2019. Rules for Plastic Products in Saudi Arabia In 2017 SASO announced new rules for plastic products
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Brexit Preparations: UK Parliament Says NO! Now What?

The UK Parliament has said NO loud and clear to the deal that Theresa May negotiated with the EU. She now has to have cross-party talks to see how the deal needs to be renegotiated with the EU to get it approved a majority. She then has to go back to the EU to renegotiate
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Not afraid of sharks and snakes? Then we’ve got a job for you!

Freshport, part of the Customs Support Group, was featured in the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad last week. The article in Algemeen Dagblad was called “In deze baan werk je met kreeften, haaien en reptielen op Schiphol”, which translates into In this job you will work with lobsters, sharks, and reptiles at Schiphol. Can you handle
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Brexit Update: Vote on Brexit Delayed

Tomorrow the UK Parliament was supposed to vote on the deal Theresa May has made after long negotiations with the EU. Prime Minister May has just canceled that vote after deliberations with members of her Government. The past days there have been speculations about the cancellation and earlier today sources close to the PM had
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Customs Issues with e-Commerce Shipments from China

There is an increasing amount of goods coming into Europe through online purchases by consumers and businesses alike. The Netherlands has seen a rise of 20-30% in the number of customs declarations for goods coming from outside the EU. According to Dutch newspaper Financieel Dagblad (FD), the Dutch Customs Authority is having trouble keeping up
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Customs Support Group en Comex bundelen krachten

Comex, gevestigd in Hansweert, is medio november 2018 met Customs Support overeengekomen om met onmiddellijke ingang onderdeel te gaan uitmaken van de Customs Support Group. Het familiebedrijf uit Hansweert, dat als douane expediteur gespecialiseerd is in groente- en fruit activiteiten, was al enige tijd op zoek naar een strategische partner. Door het samengaan met Customs
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BREAKING: Draft Brexit Deal Approved by U.K Government

At moments it seemed like a close call, but the U.K. Government has approved the draft Brexit deal Theresa May presented to them earlier today. In the weeks to come we will update you here on what Brexit will mean for importers and exporters from a customs point of view. For now, please find below
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‘Brexit: Evofenedex en UWV dringend op zoek naar douanespecialisten’

“De aanstaande Brexit zorgt voor een schreeuwend tekort aan douane-specialisten en dan met name declaranten. Evofenedex vreest dan ook dat na de brexit grote vertragingen ontstaan in de afhandeling van goederenstromen. Om het dreigende tekort aan douane-specialisten een halt toe te roepen, gaat de verladersorganisatie samen met het UWV een wervingscampagne opstarten in de regio
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Gooooood morning, EU-Vietnam

Who has not seen the iconic movie Good Morning Vietnam, which starred the late and great Robin Williams?** Well, on Friday October 19 it will be a good morning for both Vietnam and the European Union. The EU-Vietnam Trade Agreement which has been in the works for over 3 years will be signed by both
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Brexit “EU leaders won’t even consider trade deal with UK at Brexit summit this week because of talks collapse”

“The 27 EU leaders will not even consider a trade deal with Britain at the “moment of truth” EU summit in Brussels tomorrow, following the collapse of talks on the Irish border this weekend. The shock revelation, confirmed by senior EU diplomats familiar with preparations for the meeting, shows the rising risk of a no-deal
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