Africa and the Middle East
Australia and New Zealand
Central and South America and the Caribbean
Companies exporting goods to EU markets must designate an economic operator to serve as a clear point of contact for questions or problems with the product.
The marking indicates that a product has been assessed to meet the European Economic Area's standards for safety, health and environmental protection.
Although European companies are already active in the market, there is still room for Wisconsin suppliers, as Latvia's economy booms and it seeks to reduce its energy dependence.
Productivity improvements will be key to maintaining the economies' positive growth, and they will be looking to import machinery.
Every year, over 250,000 public authorities in the EU spend around 14 percent of the EU’s GDP on the purchase of services, works and supplies. In many sectors such as energy, transportation, waste management, social protection and the provision of health or education services, public authorities are the principal buyers. In order to create a level playing field for businesses, the EU law sets out minimum, harmonized public procurement rules, which are translated into national legislation and apply to tenders whose monetary value exceeds the following amounts: