Ukraine gained full membership in the metre Convention. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of economic development.
Clarifies that the membership came into force on 7 August. Before this, Ukraine had the status of associate member.
“Full membership in the metre Convention will ensure the recognition of the metrological system of Ukraine, which meets the European requirements and will allow for the reconciliation of national standards of Ukraine with the national standards 59 member countries of the metre Convention, which is a prerequisite for international recognition of measurements and tests of Ukrainian products, its promotion on the international market”, – reported in the Ministry.
In addition, a full membership will contribute to the conclusion of an Agreement on conformity assessment and acceptance of industrial products (ACAA Agreement) with the EU.
Metre Convention is an international agreement that aims to develop and support international standards of measurement units in the International system of units. To become members of the Convention are all countries that have diplomatic relations with France, the country of the custodian agreement. At the moment the Convention entered 60 countries.