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Which countries require CE markin


Manufacturer should have CE marking for some product groups for selling their products in the EEA (European Economic Area), that includes the EU countries and EFTA countries.

In case you are an importer, you need to make sure that these products that are not made in the EEA have CE mark, as it is also mandatory for foreign products to place in the EEA market.

The following countries are part of the European Union, CE mark is required for these countries

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

Republic of Ireland

Romania

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

United Kingdom

The following countries are EFTA countries, CE mark is also required

Iceland

Norway

Liechtenstein

Switzerland

Countries that are part of the CEFTA (Central European Free Trade Agreement), does not require CE marking to sell their products.

The following countries are part of the CEFTA

Republic of Macedonia                  Croatia                                      Serbia                                        Montenegro

Albania

                             Moldova

Bosnia

Herzegovina

However, some of the mentioned countries, such as Republic of Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, are members of the EU already and have adopted the EU legislation.

The CE Mark also has Agreements on Mutual Recognition of Conformity Assessment between the European Union and countries such as the following:

Australia

Canada

Israel

Japan

New Zealand

Turkey