Not easy way of customs clearance: from declaration to court decision

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Ukrainian importers are well aware that customs clearance is like a lottery of customs duty – you can never be sure in advance whether there will be a refusal in customs clearance, whether the customs value will be upstated, samples sent to the laboratory, or even a lawsuit is needed to be prepared immediately. Moreover, the positive statistics of court decisions in such cases unequivocally confirm the numerous excesses by the customs officers of their powers or their own interpretation of the Customs Code of Ukraine.

We would like to draw your attention the publication of the attorney of WinnerLex Victoria Chekhuta in the “Lawyer & Law” on these actual issues.