50 years of the Customs Union – 1968 to 2018
The European Union (EU) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the EU Customs Union on 4 July 2018. Since 1968, the Customs Union has been
- protecting the safety and security of its citizens
- collecting Customs Duties that represent an important source of revenue in the EU
- transforming customs into a modern and responsive partner to trade.
For more information, please see 50 years of the Customs Union.