Industrial Standards in Hong Kong SAR

Overview by
National Standards Organizations
Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC)
Integration in the International Standards Network
International Standards Organisation(ISO),
International Electronic Commission (IEC).
Pacific Area Standards Congress (PAS)
APEC Sub-committee.
Obligation to Use Standards
Most of the standards are optional. Some of those which deal with health or safety are obligatory and are imposed by law or regulations. As per the OMC agreement on technical trade barriers, Hong Kong's policy is to use international standards as much as possible and align national standards with suitable international standards.
Assessment of the System of Standardization
Standardization ensures best quality of life : the standards can satisfy the requirements of the consumers and importers and be used as a guideline for a company which wants to sell quality products.
Online Consultation of Standards
List of different standards on the ITC website.
Certification Organizations
List of different organisations

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