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Country

Organisation

Abbrev.

Web Address

Algeria

Institut Algerien de Normalisation

IANOR

http://www.ianor.org.dz

America

American National Standards Institute

ANSI

http://www.ansi.org

America

American Petroleum Institute

API

http://api-ep.api.org

America

American Society of Heating And Refrigeration Engineers

ASHRAE

http://www.ashrae.org

America

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME

http://www.asme.org

America

American Society for Testing and Materials

ASTM

http://www.astm.org

America

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST

http://www.nist.gov

Argentina

Instituto Argentino de Normalizacion

 

http://www.iram.com.ar

Armenia

National Institute of Standards and Quality

 

http://www.sarm.am

Australia

Standards Australia International

SAI

http://www.standards.com.au

Australia

Australian Standards

AS

http://www.standards.com.au

Austria

Austrian Standards Institute

 

http://www.on-norm.at

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution

BSTI

http://www.bstibd.org

Belarus

Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of Belarus

 

http://www.gosstandart.gov.by

Belgium

Belgian Institution for Standardization

 

http://www.ibn.be

Bolivia

Instituto Boliviano de Normalizacien y Calidad

IBNROCA

http://www.ibnorca.org

Brazil

Associao Brasileira de Normas Tecnicas

ABNT

http://www.abnt.org.br

Brunei Darussalam

Construction Planning and Research Unit, Ministry of Development

CPRU

http://www.mod.gov.bn

Bulgaria

Bulgarian Institute for Standardization

 

http://www.bds-bg.org

Canada

Standards Council of Canada

SCC

http://www.scc.ca

Chile

Instituto Nacional de Normalizacion

INN

http://www.inn.cl

China

Standardization Administration of China

SAC

http://www.sac.gov.cn

China

China Standards Information Center

 

http://www.cssn.net.cn

Colombia

Instituto Colombiano de Normas Tecnicas y Certificacion

ICONTEC

http://www.icontec.org.co

Costa Rica

Instituto de Normas Tecnicas de Costa Rica

INTECO

http://www.inteco.or.cr

Croatia

State Office for Standardization and Metrology

DZNM

http://www.dznm.hr

Cuba

Oficina Nacional de Normalizacion

 

http://www.nc.cubaindustria.cu

Czech Republic

Czech Standards Institute

 

http://www.csni.cz

Denmark

Dansk Standard

DS

http://www.ds.dk

Ecuador

Instituto Ecuatoriano de Normalizacion

INEN

http://www.inen.gov.ec

Egypt

Egyptian Organization for Standardization and Quality Control

EO

http://www.eos.org.eg

El Salvador

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia

 

http://www.conacyt.gob.sv

Estonia

Eesti Standardikeskus

 

http://www.evs.ee

Ethiopia

Quality and Standards Authority of Ethiopia

QSAE

http://www.qsae.org

Europe

European Committee for Standardization

 

http://www.cen.eu/cenorm/homepage.htm

Finland

Finnish Standards Association

 

http://www.sfs.fi

France

Association Francaise de Normalisation

AFNOR

http://www.afnor.org/portail.asp

Germany

Deutsches Institut für Normung

DIN

http://www2.din.de

Greece

Hellenic Organization for Standardization

 

http://www.elot.gr

Grenada

Grenada Bureau of Standards

GDBS

http://www.spiceisle.com

Guatemala

Comision Guatemalteca de Normas

COGUANOR

http://www.mineco.gob.gt

Guyana

Guyana National Bureau of Standards

GNBS

http://www.sdnp.org.gy/gnbs

Herzegovina

Institute for Standards, Metrology and Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

http://www.basmp.gov.ba

Hong Kong

Innovation and Technology Commission

 

http://www.info.gov.hk/itc

Hungary

Magyar Szabvnygyi Testlet

MSZT

http://www.mszt.hu

Iceland

Icelandic Council for Standardization

IST

http://www.stadlar.is

India

Bureau of Indian Standards

BIS

http://www.bis.org.in

Indonesia

Badan Standardisasi Nasional

BSN

http://www.isiri.org

Iran

Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran

ISIRI

http://www.isiri.org

Ireland

National Standards Authority of Ireland

NSAI

http://www.nsai.ie

Israel

Standards Institution of Israel

SII

http://www.sii.org.il

Italy

Ente Nazionale Italiano di Unificazione

UNI

http://www.uni.com

Jamaica

Jamaican Bureau of Standards

JBS

http://www.jbs.org.jm

Japan

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee

JISC

http://wwwjisc.go.jp

Jordan

Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology

JISM

http://www.jism.gov.jo

Kazakstan

Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Certification

 

http://www.memst.kz

Kenya

Kenya Bureau of Standards

KEBS

http://www.kebs.org

Korean Republic

Korean Agency for Technology and Standards

KATS

http://www.kats.go.kr

Kuwait

Public Authority for Industry, Standards and Industrial Services Affairs

 

http://www.pai.gov.kw

Kyrgyzstan

State Inspection for Standardization and Metrology

 

http://www.kmc.gov.kg

Latvia

Latvian Standard

LVS

http://www.lvs.lv

Lebanon

Lebanese Standards Institution

 

http://www.libnor.org

Lithuania

Lithuanian Standards Board

LST

http://www.lsd.lt

Luxembourg

Service de l'Energie de l'Etat, Organisme Luxembourgeois de Normalisation

SEE

http://www.see.lu

Malaysia

Department of Standards Malaysia

DSM

http://www.dsm.gov.my

Malta

Malta Standards Authority

MSA

http://www.msa.org.mt

Mauritius

Mauritius Standards Bureau

MSB

http://www.gov.mu/portal/sites/msb/index.htm

Mexico

Direccion General de Normas

DGN

http://www.economia.gob.mx

Moldova

Department of Standardization and Metrology

 

http://www.ournet.md

Montenegro

Institution for Standardization of Serbia and Montenegro

ISSM

http://www.jus.org.yu

Morocco

Service de Normalisation Industrielle Marocaine

SNIMA

http://www.mcinet.gov.ma/snima

Netherlands

Nederlands Normalisatie Instituut

NNI

http://www.nen.nl

New Zealand

Standards New Zealand

SNZ

http://www.standards.co.nz

Nicaragua

Direccion de Tecnologia, Normalizacion y Metrologia

DTNM

http://www.mific.gob.ni

Nigeria

Standards Organisation of Nigeria

SON

http://www.sononline-ng.org

Norway

Norges Standardiseringsforbund

NSF

http://www.standard.no

Oman

Directorate General for Specifications and Measurements

DGSM

http://www.mocioman.gov.om

Pakistan

Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority

PSQCA

http://www.psqca.com.pk

Palestine

Palestine Standards Institution

PSI

http://www.psi.gov.ps

Panama

Comision Panameoa de Normas Industriales y Tecnicas

COPANIT

http://www.mici.gob.pa

Papua New Guinea

National Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology

NISIT

http://www.nisit.gov.pg

Peru

Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Proteccion de la Propiedad Intelectual

INDECOPI

http://www.indecopi.gob.pe

Philippines

Bureau of Product Standards

BPS

http://www.bps.dti.gov.ph

Poland

Polish Committee for Standardization

PKN

http://www.pkn.pl

Portugal

Instituto Portuguis da Qualidade

IPQ

http://www.ipq.pt

Romania

Asociatia de Standardizare din Romania

ASRO

http://www.asro.ro

Russian Federation

State Committee of the Russian Federation for Standardization, Metrology and Certification

 

http://www.gost.ru

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Standards Organization

SASO

http://www.saso.org.sa

Serbia

Institution for Standardization of Serbia and Montenegro

ISSM

http://www.jus.org.yu

Seychelles

Seychelles Bureau of Standards

SBS

http://www.seychelles.net/sbsorg

Singapore

Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board

 

http://www.spring.gov.sg

Slovakia

Slovak Standards Institute

 

http://www.sutn.gov.sk

Slovenia

Slovenian Institute for Standardization

SIST

http://www.sist.si

South Africa

South African Bureau of Standards

SABS

http://www.sabs.co.za

Spain

Asociacion Espanola de Normalizacion y Certificacion

AENOR

http://www.aenor.es

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Standards Institution

SLSI

http://www.naresa.ac.lk/slsi

Sweden

Swedish Standards Institute

 

http://www.sis.se

Switzerland

Swiss Association for Standardization

 

http://www.snv.ch

Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Organization for Standardization and Metrology

 

http://www.sasmo.org

Taiwan

Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection

BSMI

http://www.bsmi.gov.tw/wSite/index.jsp

Tanzania

Tanzania Bureau of Standards

TBS

http://www.tbs-tz.org

Thailand

Thai Industrial Standards Institute

TISI

http://www.tisi.go.th

Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards

TTBS

http://www.ttbs.org.tt

Trinidad

Trinidad and Tobago Bureau of Standards

TTBS

http://www.ttbs.org.tt

Turkey

Turkish Standardlari Enstits

TSE

http://www.tse.org.tr

Uganda

Uganda National Bureau of Standards

UNBS

http://www.unbs.org

Ukraine

State Committee on Technical Regulation and Consumer Policy of Ukraine

 

http://www.dstu.gov.ua

United Kingdom

British Standards Institute

BSI

http://www.bsi-global.com

Uruguay

Instituto Uruguayo de Normas Tecnicas

 

http://www.unit.org.uy

Venezuela

Fondo para la Normalizacion y Certificacion de la Calidad

 

http://www.fondonorma.org.ve

Viet Nam

Directorate for Standards and Quality

 

http://tcvn.gov.vn