Quasi transit trade in the European Union Item 10 of the agenda Issue paper n. 11 Daniela Comini Eurostat
Example 2 X 50 150 ? 50 150 Y B A EU Example 1 X 50 150 ? 50 Y B 150 A EU From page 14 of doc n. 11
Example 2 X 50 150 ? 50 150 Y B A EU Example 1 X 50 150 ? 50 goods Y B 150 goods A EU Hot to correct the gap: impu-tation under services 100 services/merchanting 100 services branding
Where shall the value added be recorded? Page 17 doc n.11 Extra EU imports Intra-EU Exports Imports of services
Questions for participants (page 20 doc 11) Q1 - Is "Quasi transit trade" a problem only for the European Union and the countries of the EU, or does it affect other countries? Q2 - Is "Quasi transit trade" a problem only for economic unions and custom areas, or does it represent a problem also for national economies? Q3 – In case of merchandise trade involving subsidiaries of multinational enterprises, do the experts foresee a major change in the way the transactions in goods will be recorded in the future, as a consequence of the drop of the assumption of change of ownership?