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U.S. and Brazilian Institutions Announce Virtual U.S.-Brazil Conformity Assessment Workshop


The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA), NIST, and the Brazilian Ministry of Economy and National Institute of Metrology, Standardization, and Industrial Quality (INMETRO) will hold a virtual workshop focused on the U.S. and Brazilian conformity assessment systems.

The U.S.-Brazil Conformity Assessment Workshop will feature public and private sector speakers providing information to improve mutual understanding of U.S. and Brazilian standards, conformity assessment, and regulatory systems. Speakers will also discuss experiences concerning the acceptance of conformity assessment results in each other’s markets. The results of the workshop will be taken into account by both the Standards and Conformity Assessment Trade Related Issues work stream and Standards and Metrology working group when developing the Action Plan 2020-2021 under the U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue.

The virtual workshop is scheduled for September 22-23 from 8 a.m.-11/11:15 a.m. ET. To participate or ask questions, contact Laura Krishnan of ITA ([email protected]).

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