Trade Compliance in Denmark

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International Conventions
Member of World Trade Organisation
Member of OECD
Party to the Kyoto Protocol
Party to the Washington Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
Party to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal
Party to the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer
Party to the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls For Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies
Party of the International Coffee Agreement 2001
Main International Economic Cooperation
Denmark is a member of EU Customs Union. It is also a member of ASEM and since it is an EU country, Denmark has multilateral and bilateral agreements with many countries.
Party of the ATA Convention on Temporary Admissions and Use of the Carnets

As a Reminder, the ATA is a System Allowing the Free Movement of Goods Across Frontiers and Their Temporary Admission Into a Customs Territory With Relief From Duties and Taxes. The Goods Are Covered By a Single Document Known as the ATA Carnet That is Secured By an International Guarantee System.
Look Up the Other Member Countries And Read the Web Pages of the World Customs Organization Devoted to the ATA Carnet.
Party of the TIR Convention

As a Reminder, the TIR Convention and its Transit Regime Contribute to the Facilitation of International Transport, Especially International Road Transport, Not Only in Europe and the Middle East, But Also in Other Parts of the World, Such as Africa and Latin America.
The UNCTAD Website Allows You to Read the TIR Convention, See the List of Member Countries And to Find Further Information.
Accompanying Documents For Imports
Several forms of documentation may be required at the Danish Customs:
- Sanitary Certificates;
- Pharmaceutical Certificates;
- Certificates of Origin;
- Commercial Invoices;
- Bill of Lading;
- Air Waybill;
- Declaration of Antiquity;
- Dangerous Goods Certification.
Free Zones
Københavns Frihavn (Freeport of Copenhagen).
For Further Information
Ministry of trade
Non Tariff Barriers
In accordance with its European Union membership, Denmark applies the European Union (EU) rules that are in force in all European Union countries. While the EU has a rather liberal foreign trade policy, there is a certain number of restrictions, especially on farm products, following the implementation of the CAP (Common Agricultural Policy): the application of compensations on import and export of farm products aimed at favoring the development of agriculture within the EU, implies a certain number of control and regulation systems for the goods entering the EU territory.
Assessment of Commercial Policy
The WTO pages devoted to Denmark
European Union barriers
Sanitary and phytosanitary barriers, according to the European Union.
Find more on about Trade Policy in Denmark.

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