All EU and non-EU citizens and other stakeholders are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are sought in particular from economic operators in the area of customs (e.g. import/export SMEs, companies, customs brokers, professionals in the trade supply chain, etc.), customs authorities, national authorities in relevant areas (e.g. market surveillance, antifraud, health and safety compliance, etc.), consumers, private citizens, academics.
In 2018 in a Report to the European Parliament and to the Council, the European Commission committed to carrying out, by 2021, an interim evaluation of the UCC legal and IT framework in order to take stock of the state of play of implementation in all Member States, to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency, relevance, coherence of the UCC with related policies and its EU added value, and to draw lessons.