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Germany

General information

With its headquarters in The Netherlands, several offices throughout Europe, its participation in the CENELEC Certification Agreement and DEKRA's leading position in the European ENEC scheme we are perfectly organized to help you get access to all European countries. Based on DEKRA testing you can get access to the national certification marks of almost all European countries without retesting.

Technical information

Voltage 230V
Frequency 50Hz
C Plugtype
F Plugtype

Certification mark(s)

Certification Certification Certification Certification Certification

Facts

DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital Berlin
Language German
Currency Euro (EUR)
Area 357,021 sq km
Population 81,471,834 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +2
GDP Value: $2.96 trillion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 6
Export volume Value: $1.337 trillion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 3
Export commodities machinery, vehicles, chemicals, metals and manufactures, foodstuffs, textiles
Import volume Value: $1.12 trillion f.o.b. (2010 est.) - Ranking: 4
Import commodities machinery, vehicles, chemicals, foodstuffs, textiles, metals
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IECEE member DEUTSCHES KOMITEE DER IEC
CB scheme member (NCB) VDE Testing and Certification Institute
Applicable standards EN and IEC - Based on IEC: Yes
Certification mark(s)

KEMA-KEUR Certification voluntary mark
Type testing + Initial inspection of the factory + annual follow up of the factory
VDE Mark (VDE Zeichen)

ENEC Certification

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

 RegulatoryCertificationMark
Safety Mandatory Voluntary KEMA-KEUR
EMC

Mandatory

2004/108/EC
Voluntary EMC
Energy Efficiency Mandatory Voluntary