Foreign trade law covers the rules to conduct trade between countries or groups of countries
like the European Union. Core aspects of the lecture: Trade liberalisation and facilitation vs.
trade restrictions (customs duties, quantitative restrictions, trade preferences, anti-dumping,
countervailing and safeguard measures), international and European export control law (Export
Control Regimes, EU Dual-Use Regulation).
Customs law is enacted to control import and export of goods to levy customs duties and to
implement non-tariff trade restrictions. Core aspects of the lecture: International customs law
(especially Revised Kyoto Convention, Harmonised System, WTO customs valuation rules), customs law
of the European Union (legal sources, core elements of customs legislation, customs debt and