CARBON CUSTOMS (CBAM)

CARBON CUSTOMS (CBAM) - TRANSITIONAL PERIOD AND NEWS

Welcome to our portal dedicated to the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and its transition period! Here, you will find important information and updates regarding the new system that will come into effect on October 1, 2023.

TRANSITION PERIOD AND CBAM REPORTING

  • Information storage about goods: Importers of goods listed in Annex I of Regulation 2023/956 are required to process and submit CBAM reports quarterly.
  • Transitional period registry: CBAM reports are to be filed in the CBAM Transitional Registry.
  • Transition period duration: The transition period extends until January 1, 2026.

FROM 2026 - RELEASE OF CERTIFICATES

  • From 2026, the carbon duty will be paid in the form of the release of purchased certificates.

WHAT IS IMPORTANT AT THIS MOMENT?

Apply for registration in the Transitional Register through the customs administration form.

Request to grant access to the European merchant portal.

Contact your suppliers to obtain the necessary data for completing the CBAM report:

    • Name and contact details
    • Embedded direct and indirect emissions (can be replaced by reference values)
    • Electricity consumed (MWh) in the production of 1 ton of goods delivered

METHODOLOGY AND RESPONSIBILITY

In the Czech Republic, the issue of the carbon duty falls under the responsibility of the Ministry of the Environment. The MoE publishes important documentation for download. The European Commission publishes current information on the CBAM website.

WE MONITOR AND PROVIDE FEEDBACK

PST CLC Mitsui-Soko a.s. monitors the entire process of approving legislative acts of the carbon offset mechanism at the borders and promptly provides feedback to the European Commission. We are also ready to provide information and advice to existing clients.