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Globalization of Technical and Safety Standards



H V. Oppermann


Standards and conformity assessment practices can have a major impact on competitiveness and ease of access to the international market. Even if companies are not currently exporting products, they are likely to experience the impact of standards on their company through the treaty obligations to adopt international standards. Examples of the ramification of developing infrastructures in other countries in both standards and product certification requirements are described.
Proceedings Title
AHAM 1999 Annual Member Meeting
Conference Dates
June 24-25, 1999
Conference Location
Conference Title
AHAM Annual Member Meeting


conformity assessment, international standards, mutual recognition agreement, product certification, standards, World Trade Organization


Oppermann, H. (2008), Globalization of Technical and Safety Standards, AHAM 1999 Annual Member Meeting, Undefined (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created October 16, 2008