This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Double certification for a broad number of electrical goods affecting UK exports to Chile

in Chile

Trade barrier summary

The barrier imposed by the SEC (La Superintendencia de Electricidad y Combustibles) is for all products to be locally certified, even if these have already been approved in their country of origin - essentially a form of double certification.

Sectors affected

  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Medical devices and equipment
  • Mining
  • Technology and smart cities



Date reported

25 August 2020

Last updated

1 June 2022

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