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Title: "An Overview of the Development of Technical Infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific Region: the Work of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) and the Specialist Regional Bodies (SRBs)"
Author: Christine R DeVaux National Institute of Standards and Technology
Source: Internet
Publication Date: 2000
Free/Fee: Free Access
Reads: 2373
Abstract: The development and maintenance of an economy's standards and conformance technical infrastructure is critical to its economic health. By increasing the competence of its measurement and testing capabilities, in particular, an economy can provide substantial benefits to its manufacturers and consumers. It is also better equipped to participate in the confidence building requirements of the region to take advantage of increased trade opportunities. Technical infrastructure development is a major focus of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) and the Specialist Regional Bodies (SRBs) which work together closely to develop practical programs to assist this development.
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