Taxation and Customs Union

Customs duties mean revenue

Customs duties are one of the sources of income for the EU and its Member States.

DG Taxation and Customs Union and Eurostat



Duties collected in 2019 increased compared to 2018, reaching EUR 26 707 billion, in line with the sustained rise in the value of goods imported. The share of customs duties in the total EU revenue remained stable at 13% in 2019. The picture below shows the structure of EU revenue in 2019.


Source: DG Budget
* GNI- Gross National Income