The Delegation of the Russian Federation headed by the CEO of the Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (GOST R) Anton Shalaev conducted series of bilateral sessions with national bodies on standardization of the States-BRICS Members.
The Delegation of the Russian Federation was represented by the GOST R Central Office and Russian Standardization Institute. Deputy Director General Alexey Ivanov, Director of the Department of International Cooperation Julia Tufanova participated in this event on behalf of the Russian Standardization Institute.
Main topic of discussion with the Heads of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) was exchange of national standards for their further use in mutual trade. India is investigating the possibility of direct implementation of Russian GOSTs in series of sectors.
Cooperation between GOST R and BIS is executed in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding that was concluded in 2013.
Bilateral meeting between GOST R and the Standardization Administration of China (SAC) was devoted to the issues of the development of cooperation.
The Parties discussed the procedure of preparation to the session of the Working group on cooperation in the field of standardization, metrology, conformity assessment and inspection control. Russian and Indian Parties also highlighted successful implementation of the Action Plan in terms of bilateral events in the field of conformity assessment. During the meeting they covered the issues of cooperation in international organizations.