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Exporting from the EU - what you need to know

The Market Access Database (MADB) gives information to companies exporting from the EU about import conditions in third country markets:


The European Commission has included in its Market Access Database detailed information on rules adopted by UK authorities that would apply on UK imports from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Latest updates

  • 22-Jul-2019 Madagascar Focus: Certificate of Airworthiness, Certificate of Radioactivity Inspection as well as trade-related news.
    The import documentation for Madagascar has been reviewed and adapted accordingly. The following changes have been made:

    Certificate of Airworthiness

    As a Certificate of Airworthiness may be required in order to prove the aircraft's conformity to the applicable national and international technical norms, the same-named document has been added to this import report. Please turn thereto and to the chapter on Aircraft in this overview for more information.

    Certificate of Radioactivity Inspection

    A Certificate of Radioactivity Inspection may be required for market access procedures in Madagascar. Therefore, the mentioned document has been newly incorporated into this import documentation. Additional details may be obtained therefrom.

    Other Changes

    For current trade-related News, please see the following section.
  • 22-Jul-2019 Iceland Amendments as regards importation of seeds, mercury and mercury products as well as trade-related news have been brought to the import documentation for Iceland. The following changes have been made:

    Importation of Seeds

    The paragraph on Plants and Plant Products in this overview has been augmented with particulars of the importation requirements for seeds into Iceland. Please refer thereto for particulars on this matter.

    Mercury and Mercury Products

    The Minamata Convention on Mercury, which entered into force on 16 August 2017, stipulates that its parties may not export mercury without the written consent of the importing party and only for the purpose of environmentally sound interim storage or an allowed use. For mercury-containing products, a phase-out scheme has been agreed upon. For additional details, please consult the updated chapter on Chemical and Hazardous Substances in this overview, which has been enhanced with respect to the accession of Iceland to the Convention in 2018.

    Other Changes

    The section on Cosmetics below has been blue-pencilled. By way of example, particulars on the responsible authority have been incorporated.
    For current trade-related News, please see the following chapter.
  • 22-Jul-2019 Uzbekistan
    Changes of tariff rates
    Amendments to the internal taxation