The British government’s decision to postpone the implementation of the new health regulations has allayed fears by companies that the borders of the United Kingdom could collapse. Six months after Boris Johnson executive initially planned, January 1, 2022, has been delayed, introducing new complete border control processes, including phytosanitary. This is not due to the chaotic chaos warned by importers and exporters, freight forwarders, shipping companies and shipping exporters, but the UK justifies the decision that it is time for companies to “focus on recovering” from the epidemic. .
In the eyes of the British government, the new calendar “will give companies more time to prepare for tariff changes and mitigate disruptions as the economy gradually reopens.” In addition, he stressed the need to “recognize the scale and importance of the challenges companies face in adapting to new needs and when dealing with the implications of Govt-19”.
The new calendar will provide “more time for companies to prepare for customs changes.”
No advance notice requirements for POAO, certain animal by-products (ABP) and non-animal origin (HRFNAO) high-risk foods are required until October 1, 2021. Export health certification requirements POAO and some APPs will come into effect on the same date. Option to use the deferred notification system, although customs import notices will continue to be required, up to six months after the goods are imported, including filing supplementary notices until January 2022.
With regard to the physical restrictions of these products, they are not required until January next year. At that time, they will be held at border checkpoints. Until March 2022, they have stated from the British Administrator that restrictions will be in place on border control posts for live animals and low-risk plants and plant products.
“Overall cargo volumes between the UK and the EU have improved again since the expected fall in January as a result of the hard work already done by traders and carriers, the Covit-19 restrictions, the pre-January warehouse and some early issues. Companies have pointed out,” they point out. In fact, “the most recent management data shows that total cargo volumes between the UK and the EU have returned to normal since the beginning of February.”