IARM became an EA-MLA signatory

 

     At the Multilateral Agreement Committee EA-MAC meeting held on the 18th and 19th April in Copenhagen, the Report for the work of the Institute for Accreditation of the Republic of Macedonia (IARM) was approved. This approval shall mean signing of the Multilateral agreement (MLA) for mutual recognition of the accreditation certificates between the EA member states and the Institute for Accreditation of the Republic of Macedonia in the following areas: testing laboratories, calibration laboratories, inspection and certification. 

     By the means of signing of this Agreement, the IARM granted accreditation certificates and the documents of the Macedonian conformity assessment bodies (certification bodies, inspection bodies and laboratories) shall obtain recognition across Europe and beyond. This shall enable the Macedonian companies to receive equal treatment as the European companies at the markets throughout Europe and beyond. The Agreement for recognition of the accreditation certificates actually means elimination of the technical barriers in trade during exchange of Macedonian and European products.  

     The Decision of the Committee shall enter into force upon formal verification by the General Assembly of the European organization for Accreditation, at the forthcoming meeting on 23rd and 24th May in Madrid.

 

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