Objective

The ACP-EU TBT Programme main objective is to contribute to improved competitiveness in local, regional and export markets by enhancing the export capacity of economic operators in ACP countries, through:

  1. The enhancement of the capacity of regional and continental quality infrastructure institutions: i) To coordinate and harmonize ACP Technical Regulations, Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures to facilitate intra-regional trade and ii) To represent ACP countries’ and region’s interest in TBT related international fora, in particular the WTO TBT Committee
     
  2. A broadened capacity of economic operators to comply with Technical Regulations, Standards and Conformity Assessment Procedures set by major trading partners in selected priority sectors
     
  3. The Dissemination of results and experiences to raise capabilities for providing support at the intra-ACP level
TBT Programme, Avenue de Tervuren 32, box 31 - 1040 Brussels - Belgium - Tel: +32-2 739 00 00 - Fax: +32-2 739 00 09 - e-mail: contact@acp-eu-tbt.org - www.acp-eu-tbt.org