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TBT Agreement Activities of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 1998



JoAnne R. Overman, A D. Lay


This report describes the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) activities conducted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for calendar year 1998. NIST received and processed 648 notifications of proposed technical regulations; reported 33 proposed U.S. technical regulations to the WTO secretariat; responded to 240 inquiries for notification information; participated in various bilateral and multilateral standards-related trade discussions; and responded to inquiries on the existence, source and availability of standards and standards-related information.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6363
Report Number


conformity assessment information, notifications, proposed foreign regulations, standards information, TBT Agreement, technical assistance, WTO


Overman, J. and Lay, A. (1999), TBT Agreement Activities of the National Institute of Standards and Technology 1998, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed July 17, 2024)


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Created July 1, 1999, Updated October 16, 2008