How long do I have to comply with the response obligation?

The time you have to provide the data depends on the period to which the data refer. The legal deadlines are, in the case of

- monthly statistics: 10 calendar days
- quarterly statistics: 30 calendar days
- half-yearly statistics: 45 calendar days
- yearly statistics: 60 calendar days

following the response obligation, i.e. from the date of dispatch indicated in the accompanying letter. This letter states that the submission of the requested data is mandatory (Art. 12 CBS Data Acquisition Decree).

If the data requested concern trade in goods between EU Member States, the deadline for monthly data is ten working days after the reporting month.