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The Ministry of Trade amended the Customs Regulation (“Regulation”) on 25 May 2022. Amendments include a simplified authorized sender declaration as well as changes to regulations covering: declaration periods for imports with unknown values; delivery of goods; incomplete export declarations and supplementary export declarations; general warehouse storage and permits, the cost of customs laboratory testing; and, companies established by authorized customs consultants.The main amendments introduced to the Regulation are as follows: The period granted for…

On 15 March 2022, the Presidential Decree Amending the Decree on the Implementation of Certain Articles of the Customs Law No. 4458 (“Decree”) was published in the Official Gazette. The Decree introduced notable amendments to the customs duty rates of certain product groups imported via mail, cargo or along with passengers. The amendments will enter into force on 1 May 2022.  The main amendments introduced by the Decree are as follows: Duty rates The maximum…

On 26 February 2022, the Turkish Ministry of Trade introduced the following changes regarding the control and inspection of certain imported goods, which are effective immediately: Medicinal products for human use and intermediates used only for human health, pharmaceutical products to facilitate treatment and protect health (except those that need special permission, products within the scope of the Medical Device Regulation and those that will be used for analysis in laboratories or for drug research)…

Turkish Ministry of Trade amended Customs Regulation On 30 December 2021, certain amendments to the Turkish Customs Regulation became effective. The amendments cover (i) laboratory analysis of goods prior to customs procedures, (ii) receipt of returned goods previously exported and (iii) the temporary importation of commercial air vehicle engines. The Regulation containing the amendments is available here (in Turkish). Pursuant to the amendments, it will now be possible to created temporary storage entry records for goods arriving…