The Department of Trade and Industry- Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) sets a Public Consultation on the Draft Department Administrative Order (DAO) – Amendment to the Rules and Regulations Concerning the Product Certification Schemes of the BPS on 23 August 2016 at the Philippine Trade Training Center (PTTC), Sen. Gil. Puyat Avenue cor. Roxas Blvd., Pasay City.
The public consultation aims to gather comments on the proposed revisions to the rules and regulations of the BPS Product Certification Schemes, particularly on flat glass, cement and steel products in compliance with the transparency obligation under the World Trade Organization – Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO-TBT) and in keeping with Good Regulatory Practice.
The draft DAO has been uploaded to the BPS and DTI websites for review and comments by stakeholders which includes the re-inclusion of Flat Glass in the list of products covered by mandatory product certification, updating of the mandatory standards for BI/GI Pipes and the amendments of the product certification requirements of cement and steel products
Manufacturers, importers, industry associations and federations of products under the BPS mandatory certification scheme; laboratories and test institutions; consumer organizations; academe; civil society; and relevant government agencies are invited to attend.
To confirm your attendance or for more information on the Public Consultation on the Draft DAO – Amendment to the Rules and Regulations Concerning the Product Certification Schemes of the BPS, please call BPS at 751.3127 and 751.0385 ext. 4719/20