MINSK, 10 September (BelTA) – The State Committee for Standardization of Belarus and the Federal Technical Regulation and Metrology Agency (Rosstandart) of Russia intend to develop cooperation in digital technologies, the State Committee for Standardization told BelTA following the meeting of the heads of the two departments Valentin Tataritsky and Anton Shalayev.
During the meeting, the parties discussed a number of issues in the field of standardization, metrology, conformity assessment important for bilateral cooperation and for interaction in the EAEU and the CIS. The parties compared notes and outlined the steps to set up the online registration of vehicle conformity assessment documents and to develop a single register of the Eurasian Economic Commission.
The initiative to integrate the registers to ensure the measurement uniformity of the Russian Federation and Belarus was also approved.
Special consideration was given to standardization as the two countries need to advance cooperation in the development of interstate quality standards (GOST) relating to various sectors of the economy. Belarus highlighted the importance of pursuing a coordinated policy and introducing a mechanism for financing the GOST standards development effort, implementing the technical regulations of the EAEU. The parties noted the relevance of promoting standardization in the field of digital technologies, which is essential for the development of manufacturing industries, the services and social sectors.