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May 11, 2022

Wednesday, 31 May 2022 | EY Global Trade with Focus on Customs (10:00 CET)

In this webcast on Wednesday, 31 May 2022, 10:00-11:50 CET, senior professionals from EY’s Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) region will share their perspectives on the changing international trade environment, focusing specifically on hot topics related to customs.

Topics will include:

  • Latest challenges in day-to-day customs compliance in different countries across the CESA region: valuation, tariff classification based on HS 2022, origin calculation

  • Featured topics in Customs Compliance and Post-Clearance Audits in Turkey

  • EU sanctions on Russia and Belarus – impact on global trade

  • Tool supporting taxable persons in excise duty digitalization in Poland

  • Update on Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Date: Wednesday, 31 May 2022

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  • 10:00-10:05 – Welcome message
    Panelist: Aron Nagy, Partner | CESA Global Trade Leader, EY Hungary

  • 10:05-10:20 – Customs valuation of specific goods based on statistical fair value

    Bulgarian customs practices related to determining import values. In this section we discuss adverse customs duty revaluations, Bulgarian court practices and controversies regarding the adoption of statistical values as an alternative valuation method and relevant caselaw of the European Court of Justice.
    Panelists: Milen Raikov, Partner I Tax I Law | Attorney-at-law I CIPP/E and Mihail Kalapchiev, Manager | Global Trade, EY Bulgaria

  • 10:20-10:30 – Challenges in tariff classification based on HS 2022 in Romania

    The 2022 version of the Harmonized System brought significant changes in the tariff classification of goods.  Companies have to amend their master data to be compliant with the new HS codes and mitigate delays in customs clearance.
    Panelist: Mihai Petre, Director | EY Romania Global Trade Leader

  • 10:30-10:45 – The excise duty tool for Poland

    Excise duty in Poland is recently subject to digitalization, which has already impacted day-to-day operations of Polish excise duty taxpayers. The scope of digitalization will also cover mandatory keeping of excise records in electronic format from 2023. EY has prepared a tool supporting clients in the excise digitalization process – the tool itself, as well as its potential application in other EU Member States will be discussed in this section.
    Panelists: Slawomir Czajka, Partner | EY Poland Global Trade Leader and Jan Orlowski, Manager |Global Trade, EY Poland

  • 10:45-11:00 – Customs compliance in Turkey

    What are the featured topics in Post-Clearance Audits in Turkey and how are the audit processes are carried out by customs authorities? In this section, we will be informing you on post-clearance audit processes and how we can assist you during and before the audits.
    Panelists: Sercan Bahadir, Partner | EY Turkey Global Trade Leader and Aret Kutlu, Senior | Global Trade, EY Turkey

  • 11:00-11:20 – EU sanctions on Russia and Belarus – impact on global trade

    Experts from EY Poland will present the scope of sanctions that have been imposed by EU on Russia and Belarus from the perspective of impact on trade. The speakers will discuss the scope of goods covered by the sanctions and penalties for sanctions violation. Our experts will also comment on the practical issues related to the exportation of goods from Poland to Russia and Belarus.
    Panelists: Slawomir Czajka, Partner | EY Poland Global Trade Leader and Zbyszek Pindel, Partner I EY Poland Law

  • 11:20-11:30 – Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (EU) and closing thoughts

    The introduction of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (‘CBAM’) is approaching fast (i.e., 1 January 2023). The aim of the CBAM is to prevent carbon leakage by charging a carbon price on certain goods imported into the European Union. We will update you on the status of CBAM and the recent modifications made to the draft legislation (e.g. modification of the product scope) and indicate the steps that you should consider to prepare for the upcoming challenges.
    Panelists: Aron Nagy, Partner | CESA Global Trade Leader, EY Hungary and Jakub Kasuba, Manager | Global Trade, EY Czech Republic

  • 11:30-11:50 – Q&A

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