Due to the measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many questions arise about the export of goods from Belgium and within the European Union. The Belgian Foreign Trade Agency regularly informs and updates Belgian companies about certain rules and guidelines in the form of "legal alerts".
Below you will find some of our latest legal alerts:
“Guidelines for border management measures to protect health and ensure the availability of goods and essential services. The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the challenge of protecting the health of the population whilst avoiding disruptions to the free movement of persons, and the delivery of goods and essential services across Europe. The guidelines set out principles for an integrated approach to an effective border management to protect health while preserving the integrity of the Single Market.” Source: European Commission
“Prohibition of export of medical personal protective equipment without an export license - crisis situation caused by the coronavirus, the General Administration of Customs & Excise (AAD&A) will monitor this ban very strictly. Any export of goods against the requirements of the said implementing regulation is considered a serious violation by the AAD&A.” Source: Forum National
"Update and new rules for export licenses for the export of medical personal protective equipment." Source : Forum National