To the European Economic Area (EEA) belong all EU-countries plus Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland.


List EEA-countries

  • Belgium;
  • Bulgary;
  • Cyprus;
  • Denmark;
  • Germany;
  • Estonia;
  • Finland;
  • France;
  • Greece;
  • Hungary;
  • Ireland;
  • Iceland;
  • Italy;
  • Croatia;
  • Latvia;
  • Liechtenstein;
  • Lithuania;
  • Luxembourg;
  • Malta; 
  • Netherlands; 
  • Norway;
  • Austria;
  • Poland;
  • Portugal;
  • Romania;
  • Slovenia;
  • Slovakia;
  • Spain; 
  • Czech Republic;
  • United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern-Ireland);
  • Sweden.

European Free Trade Association  (EFTA)

De EEA has been created after an agreement between the European Union and the European Free Trade Association (without Switzerland). The goal of the EFTA is to encourage free trade between member states. To the EFTA belong Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland and Switzerland.