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Newsletters | 22 July 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/24
News | 22 July 2022
CLECAT Newsletter 2022/24
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
CLECAT WISHES YOU A NICE SUMMER HOLIDAY!
During the summer period, the CLECAT offices will remain open. The next CLECAT Newsletter will be published on Friday, 19 August.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
€285 MILLION SPANISH SCHEME TO SUPPORT RAIL FREIGHT TRANSPORT
On 19 July, the European Commission approved, under EU State aid rules, a €285 million Spanish scheme to encourage freight transport to shift from road to rail. The scheme will be funded through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (‘RRF').
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON THE REVISION OF THE UCC
On 21 July, the European Commission published a public consultation on the initiative to revise the Union Customs Code, which will remain open until 14 September. The aim of this consultation is to gather views from a broad range of stakeholders on the state of the customs union and possible reform elements. The input collected will feed into the ongoing preparatory work by the Commission for an integrated package of measures, to be published by the end of the year.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
CLECAT RESPONSE TO PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON WEIGHTS AND DIMENSIONS
On 19 July, CLECAT submitted its response to the public consultation on the evaluation of Directive 96/53/EC on Weights and Dimensions for heavy-duty vehicles. The Directive sets out standards for the maximum weights and dimensions of heavy-duty vehicles used in national and international transport.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
ICAO CONSIDERS GLOBAL EMISSION CUTTING OBJECTIVES
On 19 July, Ministers and officials from 119 countries convened at ICAO for high-level discussions and briefings toward a new collective global long-term reduction goal for international aviation CO2 emissions. The new international emissions reduction goal is expected to be formally established at the 41st ICAO Assembly in September, and States had asked the ICAO Council to work in advance of that event to help them explore the feasibility of various emissions reduction options.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
CONTAINER FREIGHT RATES DROP
Shipping consultants reported this week that container freight rates have further decreased, corresponding to the broader trend of decreasing freight rates since early 2022, but have not reached pre-pandemic levels yet.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
EC AMENDS STATE AID TEMPORARY CRISIS FRAMEWORK
On 20 July, the European Commission adopted an amendment to the State aid Temporary Crisis Framework to support the EU economy in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Earlier this month, the Commission consulted Member States on a draft proposal to adjust the Framework.
Newsletters | 22 July 2022
EU ADOPTS NEW PACKAGE OF MEASURES AGAINST RUSSIA
On 21 July, the Council adopted new measures intended to tighten existing economic sanctions targeting Russia, perfect their implementation and strengthen their effectiveness.