Excel complex lookup

Dear Experts,

I am trying to strip out the countries contained in an address field and return a "country code" value in the next column, the formula would read "If Cell A2 contains any string value from Sheet2 A:A then return the corresponding value from Sheet2 B:B"

Country codes look like this:
Country     Code
Poland         EU-POLAND
Portugal         EU-PORT
Romania         EU-ROMANIA
Russia         EU-RUSSIA
Spain         EU-SPAIN
Sweden         EU-SWEDEN

so if Cell A2 had the word Romania in it then it would return the value "EU-ROMANIA"

Can anybody help
correlateAsked:
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
You can use this formula and drag it..

B2 formula is..

="EU-" & a2

Saurabh...
correlateAuthor Commented:
Sorry I think I explained this badly, the table in the example is purely the lookup / results.  The data I an looking to run the formula across is a full address, so something like this:

flat12, London Road, Warsaw, Poland, PL123-345.

because that cell contains the word "Poland" it would return the code "EU-POLAND"
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Correlate,

Can you give me your sample file about how does your data looks like and i can help you write the logic for lookup...

Saurabh...
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correlateAuthor Commented:
Hi Saurabh,

Sorry for the delay - I was stuck on a call - attached is an example

Many thanks
Example.xlsx
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
I'm assuming this is what you are looking for..

Saurabh...
Example.xlsx

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
HI,

in E2, pls try

=VLOOKUP(TRIM(MID(SUBSTITUTE($D2,",",REPT(" ",999)),(COLUMNS($A:D)*999)-998,999)),'Country Codes'!$A$2:$B$22,2,FALSE)

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Regards
EE20150908.xlsx
correlateAuthor Commented:
both work brilliantly - many thanks for your help
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