Within the next two months the Standardization, Metrology and Certification Agency of Uzbekistan (Uzstandard) will deploy an information system on manufacturing and import of low-quality, non-certified and counterfeit goods, and in particular, goods included in the rapid alert systems for dangerous goods and prohibited imports in the EU and the EAEU.

From January 1st, 2021, a ban will be introduced on the clearance under the customs regime "release for free circulation" of goods included in the foreign countries' rapid alert systems for dangerous goods.

By January 1st, 2021, the Agency using the "regulatory guillotine" method will ensure the cancellation of 5,236 standards approved before 1995, with the adoption of international, regional and foreign standards in an identical form without changing the requirements for products in the original language.

In addition, the Agency shall provide the certification bodies with information on goods that do not meet the requirements of technical regulations, standards and norms of the manufacturing country, and shall impose the state control over the prevention of circulation of these goods on the domestic market of Uzbekistan.

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