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    TECHNICAL BARRIERS TO TRADE (TBT)

    HAMBATAN TEKNIS PERDAGANGAN

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Notification Detail :: DETAIL WTO
Details
G/TBT/N/ARE/329, G/TBT/N/BHR/450,
GSO Draft System on Product Safety and Market Surveillance (30 pages, in Arabic).
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN, STATE OF Kuwait, OMAN, QATAR, KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA, YEMEN
18 August 2016
60 days from date of notification.
All product categories except food, drugs and pharmaceutical products.
are329 qatar.doc
Description

The document describes the legal framework governing the products safety in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) member states and Yemen. The framework specifies the general product safety requirements, Gulf technical regulations, obligations of economic operators, notified bodies, product liability, market surveillance, administrative provisions, infringement procedures, and sanctions.

Objective and rationale

Safety