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ASTM International is one of the world’s most respected technical publishers of standards, technical papers and related information. Applied to just about everything from petroleum and steel to cement and sustainability, ASTM standards help companies improve quality and competitiveness while improving the lives of millions around the world every day.

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The ASTM MOU project helps you

The ASTM Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) program assists the establishment and participation of developing countries in the development of ASTM standards and the expansion of ASTM standards.

Through the MOU project, you can send experts to ASTM headquarters to research and learn the ASTM standard process and participate in on-site and online training. The ASTM MOU project strengthens country-to-country exchanges, enhances national awareness of each other’s standards systems, and reduces duplication of effort.

In Asia, we have signed a memorandum of understanding with the following countries:

  • China - China National Standardization Administration
  • Afghanistan - Afghanistan National Standards Agency
  • Azerbaijan - Azerbaijan Standards Association
  • Bhutan - Bhutan Standards Bureau (BSB)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Indonesia - Indonesian Bureau of Standards (BSN)
  • Iraq - Iraqi Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control (COSQC)
  • Kazakh - Kazakhstan Standardization and Certification Association (KAZINST)
  • Korea - Korea Technical Standards Agency (KATS)
  • Laos - Laos Ministry of Standardization and Metrology (DOSM)
  • Malaysia - Malaysian Standards and Research Association
  • Mongolia - Mongolian Standardization and Metrology Service (MASM)
  • Myanmar - Ministry of Research and Innovation (DRI)
  • Nepal - Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM)
  • Pakistan - Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Agency (PSQCA)
  • Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea National Institute of Standards and Industrial Technology (NISIT)
  • Philippines - Department of Trade and Industry (BPS)
  • Singapore - Singapore Standards, Productivity and Innovation Committee (SPRING Singapore)
  • Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI)
  • Thailand - Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI)
  • Turkey - Turkish Standards Association (TSE)
  • Vietnam - Standards and Quality Agency (STAMEQ)
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