Friday, 27 May 2016 00:37
The Department of Trade and Industry- Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) sets a Consultative Meeting on the Draft Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on Conformity Assessment for Industrial Products on 31 May 2016 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), Sen. Gil Puyat Ave. cor. Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.
The consultation aims to inform and gather comments on the draft MRA from relevant stakeholders.
The draft MRA between the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in the Philippines intends to facilitate trade between the two parties through mutual recognition required for access into their respective markets; enhance cooperation through information exchange between parties to ensure the safety and quality of products subject to arrangement; and affirm their commitments to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT).
Government agencies, consumer organizations, PS license holders for electrical and electronic products and pneumatic tires and inspections and testing bodies are invited to attend the meeting. Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information on the Consultative Meeting on the Draft Mutual Recognition Arrangement on Conformity Assessment for Industrial Products, please call Angeli Solis at 751.4700.