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ATA Carnet System will start operating in Albania as of 25 February 2013

“ICC are pleased to advise that the ATA Carnet System will start operating in Albania as of 25 February 2013.

The Union of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania (UCCIAL) thus becomes the 72nd national guaranteeing organization affiliated to the ICC WCF ATA international guarantee chain.

Should you need any further information on the attached document, please contact ATA Department etc.”


Forthcoming Summer Olympic and Paralympics Games will be taking place in London, United Kingdom, between 27 July and 9 September 2012.

In this respect, please find hereafter a link to the Customs and Freight Forwarding Guide produced by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) and Paralympic Games Limited in conjunction with UPS, the official logistics and express delivery supporter of the Games: 

Customs and Freight Forwarding Guide

The guide outlines the relevant UK Customs regulations, freight policies and shipping procedures and refers to the use of ATA Carnets for the temporary admission of goods during the Games.

Also click here for an excerpt from 'London Business Matters'


Handling of ATA Carnets during the 2012 European Football Championship in Poland and Ukraine, 8 June - 1 July 2012

Please find attached, the detailed booklet produced by the Polish Customs and entitled ‘Guide for travellers crossing the borders for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship Final Tournament’.

This booklet provides all the practical information concerning the temporary admission of goods during the above-mentioned event. As you are probably aware, the upcoming European Football Championship will be taking place in Poland and Ukraine between 8 June and 1 July 2012.

In this regard, we have been informed by the Polish Chamber of Commerce (the Polish national guaranteeing organization) that, according to the Polish Customs administration, all the necessary professional/sports equipment intended for use during the Championship could be discharged according to Annexes B.2 (concerning Professional equipment) and B.6 (concerning travellers’ personal effects and goods imported for sports purposes) of the Istanbul Convention and Commission Regulation (ECC) No 2454/93.

As lists of sports equipment in are not exhaustive, ATA Carnets may be used for any kind of goods which may be considered as sports equipment.

Similarly, sports equipment carried by travellers may be imported without any customs documents by going through the 'nothing to declare' gate.

The links hereafter might be of interest in this context:




For more information please contact:

Glennalee Hayselden and Samuel Mothibeli
Tel: 011 446 3800
Fax: 011 446 3804
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