Problem

Resistance to internationally agreed standards


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Other Names:
Failure to conform to internationally agreed standards
Insufficient standardization
Inadequate harmonization of standards
Nature:

Differing standards constitute a significant barrier to the free movement of goods between countries.

Incidence:

In 1988 it was estimated that the costs of such standards in impeding trade throughout the European Community was ECU 20 billion.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality Education
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
17.04.2019 – 13:37 CEST