By Order of ANAF President no. 1960/2018, economic operators wanting to distribute and sell wholesale alcoholic beverages and / or manufactured tobacco, and those wanting to perform wholesales of energy products (gasoline, diesel, lamp oil, liquefied petroleum gas and biofuels) are required to have storage facilities
According to Order no. 1960/2018, wholesale trading of energy products, as well as wholesale trading and distribution of beverages alcohol and / or manufactured tobacco, can only be carried out on the basis of a certificate obtained under the new conditions requiring storage facilities.
To obtain a new certificate under the new conditions, economic operators currently holding certificates without storage to sell energy products or to sell and distribute alcoholic beverages and / or manufactured tobacco in the wholesale system can file, within 90 days (i.e. by 8 November 2018) as of the Order’s entry into force, a new application and related documents with the competent customs authority. Old certificates become invalid as of 9 November, following expiry of the 90-day term.
Economic operators holding wholesale certificates without storage for energy products or alcoholic beverages and / or manufactured tobacco have to obtain, by 9 November 2018, a new wholesale certificate in accordance with the new conditions requiring the holding of storage facilities. As of that date, the old sale and wholesale distribution certificates, without storage, become invalid.