Information on Cargo Safety (AREX System)

For safety purposes, preliminary information on all the commodities imported to or exported from the EU must be submitted to customs authorities in electronic format. Safety-related information on commodities coming to Finland must be presented through submission of either a separate preliminary declaration, i.e. an Entry Summary Declaration, or an electronic transit declaration to be provided in advance. Safety-related information on commodities leaving Finland will be transferred as part of the export or transit declaration. Introduction of AREX system is aimed at improvement of general safety of international supply chains