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What is Customs 2013 ?

Customs 2013



Customs 2013 covers the period 2008-2013, following up from previous programmes starting in 1991.

Decision establishing the programme

Decision No 624/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 establishing an action programme for customs in the Communitypdf

  • Making national customs administrations act as if they were one;
  • Reinforcing security and safety within the EU and at the external border;
  • Strengthening the fight against fraud and protecting the financial and economic interests of the EU and its Member States;
  • Increasing the competitiveness of European business by modernising and speeding up customs procedures.

The Commission is responsible for the implementation of the programme. It is assisted by the Customs 2013 Committee, composed of delegates from each EU Member State.

Actions funded

Statisticspdf(47 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

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