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ANSI's International
Memoranda of Understanding

Cooperation in Standardization

ANSI frequently signs cooperative Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) or Letters of Intent with peer organizations in other countries, confirming a commitment to cooperate and share information about the standards and conformity assessment activities in our respective countries. While ANSI welcomes these opportunities to formalize cooperation, a signed MoU is not required to share information or otherwise cooperate.

ANSI's current MoUs (or Letter of Intent, indicated by an asterisk*) and corresponding trading partners are listed below.

Africa African Organization for Standardization (ARSO) February 2014
Bolivia The Bolivian Institute of Standardization and Quality (IBNORCA) September 2006
Brazil The Associacao Brasileira de Norms Tecnias (ABNT) September 2007
Canada Standards Council of Canada (SCC) March 2018
China Standardization Administration of China (SAC) June 2017
China Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA) April 2008
China China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC) December 2019
China China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS) * June 2021
Ecuador Ecuadorian Standardization Service (INEN) April 2013 
Egypt Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS) June 2008
Guatemala Comisión Guatemalteca de Normas (COGUANOR) June 2019
Gulf States Standardization Organization for the Cooperation Council for the Arab Stated of the Gulf (GSO) September 2009
India The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) September 2006
Jordan Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) September 2012
Kazakhstan KazStandard September 2009
Korea Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) September 2005
Mongolia Mongolian Agency for Standardization and Metrology (MASM) July 2017
Saudi Arabia The Saudi Arabian Standards Organization (SASO) September 2007
Thailand The Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI) September 2007
Ukraine The State Committee of Ukraine for Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy (DSTU) September 2009
United Arab Emirates
 Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MOIAT)  September 2022
Vietnam The Directorate for Standards and Quality (STAMEQ) September 2006

Staff Contact

Jessica Roop

Senior Manager, International Development