The second mechanism, i.e. the mutual recognition of industrial products that are not generally regulated, confirms that Articles 16 and 17 of the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement with Israel apply without further restriction in the product sectors it covers. In other words, the Annexes in which this mechanism is applied provide that industrial products listed in those Annexes which are lawfully marketed on the market of one Party (i.e. on the territory of Israel or one of the EU Member States) may lawfully be traded in the other Party in the absence of European technical rules. At present, there are no annexes that make this mechanism operational. (c) the mutual recognition by both Parties of industrial products qualifying for the lawful placing on the market in one of the Contracting Parties, including, where appropriate, mutual recognition of the results of a mandatory conformity assessment of industrial products subject to applicable Community legislation and equivalent Israeli national law. The system of standardisation and conformity assessment by third countries, on the basis of the experience gained during the negotiation and implementation of the PECA agreements with the candidate countries, aims to facilitate trade and market access in both directions, while avoiding problems arising from the application of conventional MRAs. Conformity assessment and metrology in the partner country Before the official opening of the negotiations on the CBAA, an appropriate infrastructure in the partner country should be established in the fields of standardisation, accreditation, conformity assessment and metrology. A particular problem that needs to be addressed is participation in the European standardisation and accreditation work Under the first mechanism, mutual recognition of products takes place on the basis of the acquis communautaire implemented by the partner country in the same way as it would apply to products placed on the market in a Member State. It allows the placing on the market of industrial products under their control and which have been certified in accordance with European Union procedures, in accordance with European Union procedures, without the need to follow other authorisation procedures and vice versa. There is currently one sector: Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for pharmaceuticals….