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Last updated: 25th February 2016

Conformity Assessment

Conformity Assessment means systematic examination through activities of inspection, testing or audit, to determine the extent to which a product and/or process fulfills specified requirements.


The Government of SAARC Member States recognizes that one of the objectives and functions of SARSO is to promote Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) on Conformity Assessment procedures amongst the SAARC Member States; 


The SAARC Agreement on ‘Multilateral Arrangement on Recognition of Conformity Assessment’ (MARCA) aimed to facilitate the Parties to accept results of Conformity Assessment with a view to eliminate Technical Barriers to Trade within SAARC Region.