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The Impact of Cs-137 on Food Imports following the Chernobyl Disaster

Emma J. Long, Avocet Clearance Legislation relating to food and feed possibly affected by Caesium-137 (Cs-137) following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster (April 26th, 1986) came into force on the 9th of August 2020. The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1158 applies to mushrooms (excluding cultivated mushrooms), wild cranberries, bilberries, and other fruits and products of the […]

Latest DIT Update on the UK Global Tariff

Emma Long, Avocet Clearance With the UK set to cut ties with the EU in less than 5 months, the following short article summarises the latest update on the UK Global Tariff (UKGT), as issued by the Department of International Trade (DIT). The UK Government’s decision to set duty rates in the UKGT requires observation […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Tariff Classification

A classification system is defined as a means of organising things in a structured and useful manner. The series of digits, letters, or words used to describe something differs drastically depending on the requirement of the classification system. For instance, while dictionaries are designed to define language, tariffs schedules are designed to classify the traded […]