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KPMG report: Customs measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Customs measures in response to coronavirus

Customs authorities in various countries have implemented customs-related emergency measures to address the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic for businesses, including:


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  • Import taxes payment facilities
  • Implementation of specific duty relief for the importation of medical devices to be donated to specific bodies and organisations
  • Suspension of customs audits
  • Restriction of exportation of certain medical equipment

Read a KPMG report (updated 8 April 2020) [PDF 1 MB] that provides a summary of these regulations for 39 countries worldwide and of the regulations adopted by the European Union.

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