Definition: Stock levels / Opening / (EU-j) Stocks held abroad in other EU Member States under official agreement (Code: 10_1281EU05)
EU-j. Stocks held abroad in other EU Member States under official agreement (Category EU-j) at the beginning of the period: Include stocks that belong to your country but are held in another EU country to which access is guaranteed in accordance with the provisions of Directive 2009/119/EC.
In the EU, emergency stocks may be held abroad, in other EU Member States pursuant to a delegation of the Government, the Central Stockholding Entity or the obligated Economic Operators. The necessary modalities for holding stocks within the EU are stipulated in articles 7 and 8 of the Directive 2009/119/EC..
Council Directive 2009/119/EC of 14 September 2009 imposing an obligation on Member States to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products