Type of standardizing body:Central government
WTO member status:WTO Members
Year of acceptance of WTO TBT Code:1995
Standards Activities: 1- Most of the Egyptian Standards are harmonized with International standards 2- Eos participates in the official Translation of ISO standards to Arabic in Order to be available to Arabic users (e.g. Management system) 3- EOS encourages Arabic community to use international standards as a reference to their national standards to facilitate Arabic trade. 4- EOS is willing to develop standards in many new fields as: Energy Management systems, Climate change, Recycling of waste, New energy resources, Safety requirement for textiles and toys and many other industrial products ,Organic food products, Green building materials, Food traceability , Genetically Modified Organisms. Other Activities: • Representing Egypt in the international and regional organizations concerned with standards, quality, measurements and metrology. • Granting license for quality mark and conformity certificate for the Egyptian products in various fields. • Providing technical consultancy and support in the field of standards and quality. • Calibrating measurement and testing equipment for companies and industrial establishments. • Testing and inspection of products. • Providing information for the concerned bodies in the field of standards, quality, measurements and metrology. • Providing training courses related to standardization activities. • Qualifying organizations for applying quality, environment and safety systems. • Undertaking the responsibility of the enquiry point relevant to Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement (TBT). • Participating in the work of CODEX Alimentations Committee. • Participating in the activities of African Regional Organization for Standardization (ARSO).and Arab Industrial, Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO).
The work program for can be obtained from the Egypt TBT inquiry point
Frequency of update / Period covered
1/7/2020 to 1/7/2021
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