New Customs tariffs system
The new Customs tariffs system, representing an integral part of the Action Plan for the harmonization of the Serbian and Montenegro economic systems, has entered in effect on August 15th of the current year. This tariffs system contains 93% of harmonized customs duties rates, so that only 56 remaining products customs rates will be subject to further harmonization. One part of the mentioned rates should be applicable for an18 months period, while the other part will stay in effect for 24 months, after being adopted.
The customs rates harmonization represents the firs step of the harmonization Action Plan, aimed to facilitate free circulation of goods and capital all over the national territory, and bring us closer to the EU standards in the matter.
The Action Plan for the harmonization of the Serbian and Montenegro economic systems, adopted by both the Governments of the Republic of Serbia and Montenegro, has been published on July 1st 2003, in the “Official Gazette f the Republic of Serbia” No. 67/2003, while the enclosed customs tariffs details have been published on August 14th, in the “Official Gazette f the Republic of Serbia” No. 81/2003.