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Overview of the Development of Technical Infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific Region: the Work of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) and the Specialist Regional Body

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Author(s)

C R. DeVaux

Abstract

The development and maintenance of an economy's standards and conformance technical infrastructure is critical to its economic health. By increasing the competence of its measurement and testing capabilities, in particular, and economy can provide substantial benefits to its manufacturers and consumers. It is also better equipped to participate in the confidence building requirements of the region to take advantage of the region to take advantage of increased trade opportunities. Technical infrastructure development is a major focus of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) and the Specialist Regional Bodies (SRBs) work together closely to develop practical programs to assist this development.
Proceedings Title
National Conference of Standards Laboratories Workshop and Symposium
Conference Dates
July 11-15, 1999
Conference Location
Undefined
Conference Title
National Conference of Standards Laboratories

Keywords

accrediation, Asia-Pacific, conformity assessment, documentary standards, mutual recognition, physical standards, technical infrastructure

Citation

DeVaux, C. (2008), Overview of the Development of Technical Infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific Region: the Work of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) and the Specialist Regional Body, National Conference of Standards Laboratories Workshop and Symposium, Undefined (Accessed May 24, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008