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