customs controls

15 May: Written Question: Impact of lack of harmonised customs controls on EU revenue

(Source: European Parliament)

Date Submitted: 15 May 2021

Question for written answer E-002632/2021

to the Commission

Rule 138

Maria Grapini (S&D)

Subject: Impact of lack of harmonised customs controls on EU revenue

According to the ECA, the level of harmonisation of customs controls among Member States is still not sufficient to safeguard the EU’s financial interests.

Despite steps in the right direction, EU rules are not well enough designed to ensure that Member States select the imports to be controlled in a uniform manner.

Member States apply the rules on customs controls in very different ways, which enables operators to …