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Market-Specific Information - Argentina

Argentina's National Standards Body:
Instituto Argentino de Normalización y Certificación - IRAM
Perú 552/556
AR-C1068AAB Buenos Aires
Tel: +54 11 43 46 06 07
Fax: +54 11 43 46 06 05
E-mail: iram-iso@iram.org.ar
Web: www.iram.org.ar

Argentina's Accreditation Orgaization:
El Organismo Argentino de Acreditación (OAA)
Av. Julio A. Roca 651 - 5º Piso, sectores 8 y 9. Capital Federal
Buenos Aires. Argentina (C1067ABB)
Tel: 4349-3961
E-Mail:info@oaa.org.ar
Web: http://www.oaa.org.ar/200504/index.html

Doing Business in Argentina: 2012 Country Commercial Guide for U.S. Companies

An excerpt from U.S. Commercial Service's 2012 Country Commercial Guide providing an overview of Argentina's standards and conformity assessment activities.

2010 REPORT ON TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO TRADE
(Containing a Country-Specific Report on Argentina)

On March 31, 2010, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk transmitted to Congress a new report on key technical barriers to trade that hinder or block American exports around the world. In a speech to Pennsylvania steelworkers in 2009, Ambassador Kirk promised to deliver this report and another on sanitary and phytosanitary barriers to American exports as part of the Obama Administration's effort to sharpen its enforcement of American trade rights and to grow well-paying jobs here at home.

Interested in being notified and commenting on Argentina's proposed foreign technical regulations that can impact your access to Argentina's market?

Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that can affect your access to international markets.  You can modify the subscription to include specific markets and industries.  Register online at Internet URL: http://www.nist.gov/notifyus/

U.S. Commercial Service in Argentina

The U.S. Commercial Service in Argentina can provide additional information on doing business in Argentina.