AfCFTA: SON Canvasses Standards’ Harmonisation for Products

June 24, 2021 This Day Live 0 Comments

In order to reap the full benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), there is the urgent need to harmonise products standards in Africa, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has said.

It further stated that standards’ harmonisation would equally go a long way towards checking the activities of unscrupulous importers and dealers on fake and sub-standard products who would want to use the window opened by the trade pact to carry out economic sabotage.

Director General/ Chief Executive, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim stated these at the African Organisation for Standardisations (ARSO) Council Meeting as part of the ARSO General Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda recently. Read More.

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