EU ICS 2 Factsheet - ICS2 is the new EU customs advance cargo information system that will facilitate free flow of trade through improved data-driven customs security processes.

Strengthen protection of EU citizens and the internal market against security and safety threats. Allow EU Customs authorities to better identify high-risk consignments and intervene at the most appropriate point in supply chain. Facilitate cross-border clearance for the largest part of legitimate trade. Simplify the exchange of information between Economic Operators (EOs) and EU Customs Authorities.