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Binding Tariff Information: What Is It and How Do You Apply for a BTI Decision?

What is a Binding Tariff Information? A Binding Tariff Information (BTI) decision is a written tariff classification of your goods. It’s not a legal requirement, but it provides assurance that your goods have the correct commodity code or Harmonized tariff code. This is important, as different classifications have different tariffs and you want to make
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Acquisition of Vandevyver BVBA increases service and presence in Belgium

Vandevyver BVBA At Customs Support we aim to serve the customer in the best possible way, everywhere. In January 2020, the Vandevyver BVBA joined Customs Support Group. Vandevyver, the bridge between your company and customs authorities, was established in 1944 by Lucien Vandevyver. In 1969 son Carlo Vandevyver followed in the footsteps of his father.
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What Is Customs Transit?

The Union Customs Code (UCC) wants to promote international competitiveness and improve export opportunities. To facilitate this they have developed four special procedures: Transit, both internal and external Storage in free zones and customs warehouses Specific use: temporary admission and end-use Processing, both inward and outward This blog handles the first of the four special
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Acquistion of Kunow Group strengthens presence in Europe

KUNOW GROUP With our focus on the growth objectives of Customs Support Group in Europe, we have acquired Kunow Group in January 2020. This acquisition greatly strengthens the position of our dynamic and innovative group. With this acquisition, we are doubling the presence in Germany and expanding to Poland. We are extremely proud of this
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Vacature voor Douanedeclarant in Ekeren en Kallo bij ECA België

Vacature voor declarant in Ekeren en Kallo voor European Customs Agency België Werken bij European Customs Agency, onderdeel van Customs Support in België, is werken in een dynamische omgeving. Met collega’s op verschillende kantoren in de regio Antwerpen, Beveren en Gent, en ook in verschillende landen, werk je aan hoogstaande dienstverlening op het gebied van
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Brexit Update: UK Parliament Approves Brexit and Lines Drawn for Negotiations

Things are finally moving on the Brexit front. Negotiations have started and the House of Commons has officially voted in favor of the Brexit-deal Boris Johnson closed with the EU. The vote was rather the opposite of what Theresa May had to deal with last year. What’s the Deal With the Deal? Johnson’s plan is
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Vandevyver BVBA now part of Customs Support Group

We are happy to announce a new acquisition. Vandevyver BVBA is now part of Customs Support Group. Vandevyver As of December 23rd, 2019, Vandevyver BVBA is a member of our Customs Support Group. The company has a history in customs services and has been passed on to three generations. Vandevyver is located in the Ghent
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Kunow Group now part of Customs Support Group

We are happy to announce a new acquisition. Kunow Group is now part of Customs Support Group. Kunow Group From January 3rd 2020, we can welcome Kunow Group to the Customs Support Group. The Kunow Group has a proven track record in the field of customs services since the late 40s. With 15 branches in
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Incoterms 2020 Now in Effect – What Are the Main Changes?

Since the new version of the Incoterms was released at the end of last year, companies could use the new terms. As it is officially 2020, the new Incoterms 2020 are now in effect. The Incoterms were first introduced in 1930 and have been facilitating global trade ever since. Every ten years they are revised
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Trade Deals Across the World: January Edition

It’s been quite the year when it comes to trade deals, as you may have read in our earlier editions (links at the bottom of this post). The month of December has been a bit slower when it comes to news on the trade deal front. We still found enough interesting snippets to share with
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Best Wishes for 2020

We would like to thank our customers for their confidence in our companies, our people and our service last year. On behalf of all the employees of Customs Support Group, we wish you all the best for a wonderful 2020! You can trust on our dedicated people and good support for your business. We are
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Our Top 10 Most Read Blogs of 2019

What a year it has been! We finally have a decision in the UK on Brittain. Trump has taken the first steps in ending the trade war with China. Just to name a few happenings with a big impact on global trade. We will still see more on these and other global trade- and customs-related
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