This information is derived from the State Department's Office of Investment Affairs’ Investment Climate Statement. Any questions on the ICS can be directed to
Last Published: 7/3/2018

For specific information on contacts for more information on the Investment Climate Statement in Member States, please consult the Commerce Department’s Country Commercial Guides of the 28 EU Member States found at the following website: EU Member States' Country Commercial Guides
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