Listing of member states and important trade information.
TARIC is designed to show the various rules applying to specific products when imported into the EU. This includes the provisions of the harmonized system and the combined nomenclature but also additional provisions specified in Community legislation such as tariff suspensions, tariff quotas and tariff preferences, which exist for the majority of the Community's trading partners. In trade with third countries, the 10-digit Taric code must be used in customs and statistical declarations.
- European Free Trade Association
Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
are members of EFTA. The EFTA Convention established a free
trade area among its Member States in 1960. In addition,
the EFTA States have jointly concluded free trade agreements
with a number of countries worldwide. Iceland, Liechtenstein
and Norway entered into the Agreement on the European Economic
Area (EEA) in 1992, which entered into force in 1994. The
current contracting parties are, in addition to the three
EFTA states, the European Community and the 25 EC Member
- European Union
Europa provides an access to information
(press releases, legislation, fact-sheets) published by the
European Union and its institutions: European Parliament,
Council of the EU, European Commission, Court of Justice,
Court of Auditors, Economic and Social Committee, Committee
of the Regions, European Central Bank, European Investment
Bank, Agencies and other Bodies. Web site in 11 languages:
Spanish, Danish, German, Greek, English, French, Italian,
Dutch, Portuguese, Finnish and Swedish
- The Baltic and International Maritime Council
The world's largest and most diverse private
shipping organisation. BIMCO has come a long way since then
and the organisation's agenda today differs greatly from
that of the past. However, its objective of uniting shipping
interests and pursuing the issues affecting its members remain
as clear now as they were at the start.
- European Committee for Standardization
CEN is contributing to the objectives
of the European Union and European Economic Area with voluntary
technical standards which promote free trade, the safety
of workers and consumers, interoperability of networks, environmental
protection, exploitation of research and development programmes,
and public procurement..
Promotes better understanding between
the people of Asia and Europe and provides information on
youth programs media relations and events.
- European Association for forwarding, transport, logistics
and customs services
CLECAT was founded in 1958. Today it represents
the vast majority of national organisations of freight forwarders
and customs agents both in the European Union and on a continental
level. The most recent internal enquiry showed that CLECAT
represents about 19,000 companies that employ over 1,000,000
UN/ECE - Economic Commission for Europe
UNECE strives to foster sustainable economic growth among its 55 member countries. To that end UNECE provides a forum for communication among States; brokers international legal instruments addressing trade, transport and the environment; and supplies statistics and economic and environmental analysis.
ATA Carnet countries in Europe
Countries and territories in Europe accepting ATA Carnets.
The Eurasian Patent ORganization
To perform administrative tasks relating to functioning of the Eurasian patent system and grant of Eurasian patents, the Eurasian Patent Convention (EAPC) established the Eurasian Patent Organization with the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) acting as its executive body.
All Contracting States are members of the Organization.
Eurasian Patent Information System
EurAsain PATent Information System (EAPATIS) developed by the Eurasian Patent Office is an information and search system providing access to world, regional and national collections of patent documentation. Collection in Russian consists of patent documentation of EAPO, Russia, national patent offices of the Eurasian region including documentation from Eurasian Patent Convention Contacting States. The System offers various types of searching.
The following DBs are presented in English: Eurasian Patents (since 1997), patent documentation from the regional disc CISPATENT (Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Russia and the Eurasian Patent Office), patent documentation of countries included to PCT-minimum documentation (WIPO, EPO, USA, Japan, Canada and etc.).
Customs tariff - BITD
European Union customs tariff - 2009. Downloadable pdf document
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