The Standardization and Certification Institute of Azerbaijan is working on the development of standards to be applied in the context of construction and operation of Polymer and Carbomit plants of the SOCAR
The negotiations, according to the contract signed between the Standardization and Certification Institute of Azerbaijan (SCIA) of the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Patent and the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), on the international and regional standards that are going to be used in construction and operation of the SOCAR Polymer plant have been completed. In accordance with the negotiations, development of the new national standards on the basis of 300 international and regional standards and the state registration of them are planned on the contract basis in 2015. Determination of the priority standards is currently underway. In addition, the determination of the priority standards that will be used to ensure the construction and operation of the SOCAR Carbomit plant is underway.
For your information, the 102 national standards developed and state registered in order to apply the international and regional standards in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan that will be used in the projects of the SOCAR's new oil and gas processing and the construction and operation of the Petrochemical Complex according to the contract.
Last year, in the framework of “the Year of Industry” the Technical Committee on "Standardization of industrial products" was established on the basis of “Sumgait Technologies Park” (STP) LLC by the State Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Paten, and in order to ensure the access of the Azerbaijani products to the foreign markets 19 standards regulating the requirements to plastic pipes, electric cables and electrical equipment, based on international and regional standards were developed by SCIA and state registered.
Besides, in order to adapt the country's existing power engineering sector to the modern world experience the negotiations between the "Azerenergy" JSC, Azerbaijan Scientific -Research and Design-Prospecting Power Engineering Institute and SCIA on establishment of a new technical committee on applying of international and regional standards and the development of national standards within the scope of this technical committee have been completed. The determination of the relevant priority field standards is currently underway.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on declaring the year of 2015 "the Year of Agriculture" in Azerbaijan Republic, in order to export the local food and agricultural products to foreign markets holding of different trainings on packaging and labeling is planned. In addition, holding of an international forum with the above mentioned theme is expected by SCIA in March-April this year. The purpose in holding the forum is to increase the competitiveness of the local producers in the agricultural sector and to ensure the access of the local products and services to the foreign markets by exchanging the experience with the international experts on storage, transportation, packaging, labeling and certification of food products according to the modern requirements, the promotion of the international standards and other issues which are important in this field.