Non-tariff measures established in the framework of the common commercial policy, such as
– import or export surveillance or safeguard measures,
– quantitative import or export restrictions,
– import or export prohibitions (Art. 1 (7) CCIP).
Some measures apply to all goods entering or leaving the EC customs territory, others only to release for free circulation or export (Arts 509, 808 CCIP).
Source: Treaties Office Database