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uooBoutique Business Proposition
 

EU - Export Opportunity

uootek BOUTIQUE
EU - export opportunity
european union


500 million potential customers - 
separated by 23 languages and 12 currencies but connected by a common internet


  The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Economic Community (EEC).

With approximately 500 million citizens, the EU combined generates an estimated 30% share (US$16.8 trillion in 2007) of the nominal gross world product.

The 27 independent sovereign countries which are known as member states are: 

Country 

Austria 
Belgium 
Bulgaria 
Cyprus 
Czech Republic 
Denmark Danish 
Estonia Estonian 
Finland 
France 
Germany 
Greece 
Hungary 
Ireland 
Italy 
Latvia 
Lithuania 
Luxembourg 
Malta 
Netherlands 
Poland 
Portugal 
Romania 
Slovakia 
Slovenia 
Spain 
Sweden 
United Kingdom 
Currency

Euro
Euro
Bulgarian Lev
Euro
Czech Koruna
Danish Krone
Estonian Kroon
Euro
Euro
Euro
Euro
Hungarian Forint
Euro
Euro
Latvian Lat
Lithuanian Litas
Euro
Euro
Euro
Polish Zloty
Euro
Romanian Leu
Euro
Euro
Euro
Swedish Krona
UK Pound
 

 


The core trading objective for the single market involves the free circulation of goods, capital, people and services within the EU. Once goods have been admitted into the market they can not be subjected to customs duties, discriminatory taxes or import quotas, as they travel internally. The non-EU member states of Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland participate in the single market but not in the customs union. 

The EU's population is 7.3% of the world total, yet the EU covers just 3% of the Earth's land, amounting to a population density of 113 km2 (44 sq mi) making the EU one of the most densely populated regions of the world. 

One third of EU citizens live in cities of over a million people, rising to 80% living in urban areas generally. The EU is home to more global cities than any other region in the world. It contains 16 cities with populations of over one million.

Besides many large cities, the EU also includes several densely populated regions that have no single core but have emerged from the connection of several cites and are now encompassing large metropolitan areas. 

Among the many languages and dialects used in the EU, it has 23 official and working languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, and Swedish. 

German is the most widely spoken mother tongue (about 88.7 million people as of 2006), followed by English, French and Italian. 


Ecommerce internet sites only presented in English, address about 10% of the possible market.