Speaking the Same Technical Language: The Trade Impact of Canada's Participation in Regional Standardization Organizations

Lead author: Standards Council of Canada       Year: 2017       Methodology: Econometric analysis

ISO R&I Team Summary

This study conducts an analysis of trade flows to determine whether participation in a regional standardization organization has a positive effect on trade flows.


Publication Abstract

By strategically engaging in regional standardization activities, SCC can facilitate reductions in trade barriers for Canada. Reducing trade barriers without sacrificing our standards will help to promote the well-being and prosperity of Canadians and Canada.


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  • Publication type:

    • Member publication
  • Other authors:

    • Standards Council of Canada
  • Countries:

    • Canada