Ensure the Transparency of Standards and Conformance of APEC Economies and Facilitate Engagement with Industry
Ensure that all APEC members will have access to information regarding the Standards and Conformance regimes of fellow members and comply with relevant WTO obligations.
Ensure that industry has access to information about the standards and conformance requirements of trading partner APEC economies
Provide information on contact points for technical information relating to standards and conformance in individual economies.
Where practicable, make information about standards and conformance arrangements publicly available.
Provide opportunities for industry to contribute to standards development activities.
When developing regulations take note of industry agreements across APEC economies, eg the World Wine Trade Group Agreement on labelling