The Blue Guide 2022 update – new elements regarding applicability of EU law on products

As announced in my previous blog post providing a general overview of my impression of the changes made in the Blue Guide 2022 compared to the previous 2016 version, this blog post follows up in detail on the changes in Chapter 2. Chapter 2 of the Blue Guide explains when EU law on products applies, […]


EU Court judgment may add 6.5% customs tariff burden for parts/accessories of medical devices

And now for something completely different: customs tariffs. Dry stuff, but it makes all the difference for the price of the device. Indeed, ‘parts’ and/or ‘accessories’ under heading 9018 of the Combined…

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