EU publishes new rules on steel imports

Posted on: 21/06/2017

The European Commission published modified rules for the EU surveillance system for steel imports. The import surveillance system was created in April 2016 and is one of the EU’s practical responses to the crisis in the steel sector.

Effective as of 11 July, the changes will allow for the easing of administrative constraints for regular importers of small quantities of steel products, while maintaining efficient surveillance of major steel import flows.  To make the administration of the system more operational, the Commission will now increase the exemption threshold for certain products from 2.5 to 5 tons.  Read More


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