Suspension of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) for certain beneficiary countries and sections (CIP 04/2020)
Find out about changes affecting certain Generalised System of Preferences countries.
What will change
The Generalised System of Preferences will be suspended for certain countries, in accordance with Article 8(1) of Regulation (EU) 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) 2019/249.
When the change applies
The suspension applies from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2022.
Who is affected by the change
The changes will apply to the countries and sections listed below.
|Country||GSP Sections - Article 2(j) Reg. 978/2012||Description|
|India||S-6a||Inorganic and organic chemicals|
|S-14||Pearls and precious metals|
|S-15a||Iron, steel and articles of iron and steel|
|S15-b||Base metals (excl. iron and steel), articles of base metals (excl. articles of iron and steel)|
|S-17a||Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock|
|S-17b||Motor vehicles, bicycles, aircraft and spacecraft, ships and boats|
|Indonesia||S-1a||Live animals and animal products excluding fish|
|S-3||Animal or vegetable oils, fats and waxes|
|S-9a||Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal|
|Kenya||S-2a||Live plants and floricultural products|
You can find out about all GSP changes in the EU Official Journal.
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Issued on 31 January 2020 by Customs Directorate, HMRC.