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ISO/IEC 17021-1

Certification of products with official labelling has become a commercial asset

Certification of products with official labelling has become a commercial asset

The French Institute of Origin and Quality (INAO) has issued a report on the food products covered by the official labelling of quality and origin. The quantity placed on the market for each sector as well as its related turnover have increased significantly since 2014. For example the honey sector saw production increase by 102% […]


The Correlation between the number of accredited laboratories and domestic GDP (January 2017)

The Correlation between the number of accredited laboratories and domestic GDP (January 2017)

A study has been carried out by the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul to investigate the correlation between gross domestic product and the total number of accredited laboratories in North, Central and South America. It concluded that there is a strong positive correlation between the total number of accredited laboratories and the gross […]


Directory of accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies in West Africa (August 2017)

Directory of accredited Conformity Assessment Bodies in West Africa (August 2017)

In order to improve trade prospects and the quality of products and services in West Africa, this directory provides a list of accredited testing laboratories, inspection bodies and certification bodies in the region (as of August 2017). The directory was sponsored by UNIDO to ensure that public and private organisations are aware and have access […]


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