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Standards in Commercial Dialogues
Our standards experts provide you with information and resources on standards to help you compete in the global economy.

Standards - Trade Agreements

Learn about Standards in Trade Agreements

Our standards experts serve as the International Trade Administration’s principal policy advisors on standards and conformity assessment. We work with U.S. government agencies, industry, and foreign regulators to ensure that standard-related provisions of agreements promote market access, good regulatory practices, and the use of international standards.

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USTR Trade Agreements
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WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
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WTO Agreement on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
World Trade Organization (WTO) webpage with WTO rules on sanitary and phytosanitary measures.
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United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement