State standardization

In the development of governmental standards the Republic of Belarus follows the principles of the WTO Code of Good Practice for the Preparation, Adoption and Application of Standards.Priority in the standardization works is given to the harmonization of national requirements with international and regional ones.

Standardization priorities:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Energy efficiency and resources conservation
  • Electrical engineering and electronics
  • Building materials
  • Information technology
  • Light industry
  • Food products
  • Services of defense and fire and disaster prevention

Sectors Standards developed Harmonized with ISO, IEC, EN
Building materials and products 1759 51%
Machine industry 7569 25,9%
Electrical engineering, radio electronics and communications 4410 40%
Chemical and petrochemical products 3984 28,9%
Energy efficiency and energy 1269 60,5%
Resource Saving 1783 49,5%

In the Republic of Belarus are applicable

  • More than 5 000 of governmental standards of the Republic of Belarus – STBs
  • More than 23 000 of interstate standards – GOSTs
  • More than 160 of UNECE Rules