EU General contacts

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General information

  • EUROPA – Gateway to the European Union: Useful information on the economic, social, political, and cultural aspects of the EU, including information on the 27 Member States and links to all official bodies of the EU.
  • European Information Centres (EICs): Aimed at helping European business prosper and grow in Europe and abroad, EICs can offer assistance to companies seeking European business partners and business opportunities.
  • Europe Direct: Telephone and email your queries, including those relating to trade and investment, to the official helpdesk of the EU.

Trading and investing with the EU

Main sites:

  • Export Helpdesk for Developing Countries: Offers information on EU requirements and taxes, import tariffs, customs documents, rules of origin and hosts a country-specific marketplace for buyers and sellers.
  • EU Taxation and Customs Union (TARIC): Shows the various rules applying to specific products when imported into the EU as classified by TARIC (Integrated Tariff of the European Communities).
  • GSP: A user's guide to the EU's General System of Preferences (GSP).
  • Rules of origin:  A thorough overview of the EU's rule of origin policy.

Other useful sites:

Finding potential business partners, suppliers and agents in the EU

EU Business Directories

We list below a number of user-friendly business directories that can help you find the right business contacts in the EU:

Trade fairs and expos in the EU

For information on trade fairs in certain EU member states, please click here or visit the following websites:

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