Press releases

29 January 2024
CLECAT and ESC call on Policymakers to carefully reflect on unforeseen Consequences of the EU Customs Reform
09 November 2023
CLECAT welcomes Commission’s proposal to revise Combined Transport Directive
10 October 2023
CLECAT welcomes EC decision not to renew CBER which is no longer ‘fit for purpose’
01 September 2023
CLECAT calls for a fair level playing field for Austrian Freight Forwarders representing importers from other Member States
CLECAT, the European Freight Forwarders’ Association, has issued today a letter to the European Commission urging the Commission to take action against Austria to end rules and practices infringing provisions of EU customs and VAT law which jeopardize a level playing field in the internal market.
13 July 2023
CLECAT welcomes EC proposals on Greening Freight Transport
17 May 2023
Trade and business representatives stand ready to work with all EU institutions to make the customs union a driver of future competitiveness for the EU
15 February 2023
CLECAT welcomes new CO2 standards for trucks
26 January 2023
World Customs Day: Statement by Members of the Trade Contact Group Advising DG TAXUD
Today, January 26th, is World Customs Day. To celebrate this day, 21 Trade Associations, members of the European Commission's Trade Contact Group have issued a joint statement.
04 October 2022
Joint letter to EC Vice-President Vestager on the review of the EU Consortia Block Exemption Regulation
22 July 2022
Container shipping customers and service suppliers call for immediate start to review of competition rules
European and international business organisations are urging the European Commission to start an immediate review of its competition regulations for container shipping.