The online integrated customs tariff database (TARIC)

 

SUMMARY OF:

Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 — the tariff and statistical nomenclature and the Common Customs Tariff

WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE REGULATION?

It sets up the legal basis for TARIC, the integrated tariff of the EU, and introduces a common system for coding and classifying goods known as the Combined Nomenclature (CN), essential for processing and publishing EU trade statistics.

KEY POINTS

FROM WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?

It has applied since 10 September 1987.

BACKGROUND

TARIC, the integrated tariff of the EU, is a database which brings together commercial and agricultural legislation and customs tariffs. This ensures there is uniform application by EU countries and gives a clear view of all measures to be undertaken by those involved in importing into the EU or exporting goods from the EU.

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KEY TERMS

Common Customs Tariff: the combination of the classification of goods and the duty rates which apply to each class of goods, applicable throughout the EU.

MAIN DOCUMENT

Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (OJ L 256, 7.9.1987, pp. 1-675)

Successive amendments to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 have been incorporated in the original basic text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.

RELATED DOCUMENTS

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/396 of 13 March 2018 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (OJ L 71, 14.3.2018, pp. 36-37)

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/507 of 26 March 2018 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (OJ L 83, 27.3.2018, pp. 11-12)

last update 07.02.2019