The Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is responsible for the EU regulatory framework governing the trade regime for processed agricultural products.
The EU regulatory framework governing the trade regime for Non Annex I goods (commonly referred to as processed agricultural products) devolves primarily from Regulation (EU) No 510/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
The European Commission is currently reviewing all rules deriving from Regulation (EU) No 510/2014 to make them simpler and more efficient, and to align them to the Treaty of Lisbon.
The rules may be subdivided into two categories:
- Rules on imports from non-EU countries:
- Rules on export refunds: