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ASTM International and Uzbekistan Standards Agency Sign Memorandum of Understanding


Global standards organization ASTM International has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Standardization, Metrology and Certification Agency of Uzbekistan (UZSTANDART Agency), bringing the total number of MOUs to 112. 

The MOU program supports the use of ASTM International standards while also encouraging global participation in the ongoing development of new and revised standards. 

Daniel Smith, vice president of technical committee operations, signed the MOU on behalf of ASTM International. 

Sattarov Dilshod, director general, signed the MOU on behalf of UZSTANDART Agency. 

The MOU with UZSTANDART Agency will support the development of Uzbek national standards for health, safety, the environment, and other industries. 

ASTM International’s MOU program was launched in 2001. To date, ASTM International has identified more than 8,140 instances of its standards referenced in laws, regulations, codes, and more in countries outside the United States. For more information on this program, visit  

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Release #10779

April 17, 2019

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