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Newsletters | 05 July 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/19
News | 05 July 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/19
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
GERMANY EXTENDS TRACK ACCESS CHARGE SUBSIDIES UNTIL 2028
The German transport ministry will extend track access charge (TAC) subsidies until 2028. TACs in Germany are set to increase by 16.2 percent later this year and into 2025. However, the size of future subsidies remains unclear.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
AIR CARGO DEMAND CONTINUES GROWING IN MAY
On 2 July, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released its latest data on global air freight markets, highlighting a robust growth in demand.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
SHELL PAUSES ROTTERDAM SAF FACILITY
The sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) sector is facing challenges as Shell announced a temporary halt to construction at its Rotterdam biofuels facility. This decision comes just before the EU's 2025 mandate requiring aviation fuel at EU airports to contain 2% SAF, increasing annually to 70% by 2050.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
PROVISIONAL DUTIES ON CHINESE ELECTRIC VEHICLES
The European Commission has imposed provisional countervailing duties on imports of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) from China, following a nine-month anti-subsidy investigation. The inquiry revealed unfair subsidisation in the Chinese BEV value chain, posing an economic threat to EU producers.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
CENTRALISED CLEARANCE FOR IMPORT (CCI) GOES LIVE
Starting from 1 July 2024, the Centralised Clearance for Import (CCI) system enters its first phase of implementation. This new trans-European system aims to ensure the digitalisation of the centralised clearance process at the European level, as defined in the Union Customs Code (UCC).
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
BUSINESS WARNS FOR HARM CAUSED BY POST-BREXIT BORDER DELAYS
Since the implementation of the new Border Target Operating Model (BTOM) on April 30, 2024, logistics operators have faced challenges at UK borders.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
MEP LIESE CALLS FOR POSTPONEMENT OF DEFORESTATION REGULATION
MEP Peter Liese, the environmental spokesperson for the EPP in the European Parliament has called on the European Commission to delay the implementation of the deforestation regulation. He urges that the transitional period should be used to simplify the bureaucratic aspects of the legislation.
Newsletters | 05 July 2024
EU TARGETS CHINESE E-COMMERCE WITH NEW IMPORT DUTIES
The European Commission plans to impose customs duties on goods under €150, specifically targeting Chinese e-commerce giants such as Temu, Shein, and AliExpress. This measure aims to curb the influx of substandard items from China and create a level playing field for all online retailers.