Includes any websites pertaining to trade regulations, customs, and standards in this country.
Last Published: 6/3/2016

EU websites:

Online customs tariff database (TARIC):
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/customs_duties/tariff_aspects/customs_tariff/index_en.htm
 
The Modernized Community Customs Code MCCC):
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/customs/do0001_en.htm
 
ECHA: http://echa.europa.eu
 
Taxation and Customs Union:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/index_en.htm
 
Security and Safety Amendment to the Customs Code - Regulation (EC) 648/2005:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2005:117:0013:0019:en:PDF
 
Electronic Customs Initiative: Decision N° 70/2008/EC
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:023:0021:0026:EN:PDF
 
Modernized Community Customs Code Regulation (EC) 450/2008):
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:145:0001:0064:EN:PDF
 
Legislation related to the Electronic Customs Initiative:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/policy_issues/electronic_customs_initiative/electronic_customs_legislation/index_en.htm
 
Export Help Desk
http://exporthelp.europa.eu/thdapp/index_en.html
 
What is Customs Valuation?:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/customs_duties/declared_goods/european/index_en.htm
 
Customs and Security:  Two communications and a proposal for amending the Community Customs Code:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/policy_issues/customs_security/index_en.htm
 
Establishing the Community Customs Code: Regulation (EC) n° 648/2005 of 13 April 2005
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2005:117:0013:0019:en:PDF
 
Pre Arrival/Pre Departure Declarations:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/procedural_aspects/general/prearrival_predeparture/index_en.htm
 
AEO: Authorized Economic Operator:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/customs/policy_issues/customs_security/aeo/index_en.htm
 
Contact Information at National Customs Authorities:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/taxation/personal_tax/savings_tax/contact_points/index_en.htm
 
New Legislative Framework:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/goods/new-legislative-framework/
 
Cenelec, European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization:
http://www.cenelec.eu/
 
ETSI, European Telecommunications Standards Institute:
http://www.etsi.org/
 
CEN, European Committee for Standardization, handling all other standards:
http://www.cen.eu/cen/Pages/default.aspx
 
Standardisation – Mandates:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/european-standards/requests/index_en.htm
  
ETSI – Portal – E-Standardisation :
http://portal.etsi.org/Portal_Common/home.asp
 
CEN – Sector:
http://www.cen.eu/work/areas/Pages/default.aspx
 
CEN - Standard Search:
http://standards.cen.eu/dyn/www/f?p=CENWEB:105::RESET::::
 
Nando (New Approach Notified and Designated Organizations) Information System:
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newapproach/nando/
 
Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs):
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newapproach/nando/index.cfm?fuseaction=mra.main
 
European Co-operation for Accreditation:
http://www.european-accreditation.org/home
 
Eur-Lex – Access to European Union Law:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/en/index.htm
 
Standards Reference Numbers linked to Legislation:
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/european-standards/harmonised-standards/index_en.htm
 
What’s New:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/news/index_en.htm

National technical Regulations:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/tris/en/

NIST - Notify U.S.:
http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/
 
Metrology, Pre-Packaging – Pack Size:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/goods/building-blocks/legal-metrology/index_en.htm

European Union Eco-label Homepage:
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/ecolabel/
 

U.S. websites:

National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers:
https://ustr.gov/sites/default/files/2015%20NTE%20Combined.pdf

Agricultural Trade Barriers:
http://www.usda-eu.org/
 
Trade Compliance Center:
http://tcc.export.gov/
 
U.S. Mission to the European Union:
http://useu.usmission.gov/
 
The New EU Battery Directive:
http://www.export.gov/europeanunion/marketresearch/index.asp

The Latest on REACH:
http://export.gov/europeanunion/reachclp/index.asp
 
CE Marking:
http://www.export.gov/cemark/eg_main_017267.asp

WEEE and RoHS in the EU:
http://export.gov/europeanunion/weeerohs/index.asp
 
Overview of EU Certificates (FAS):
http://www.usda-eu.org/trade-with-the-eu/eu-import-rules/certification/fairs-export-certificate-report/
 
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition:
http://www.fda.gov/Food/default.htm
 
Trade Agreements:
http://tcc.export.gov/Trade_Agreements/index.asp

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