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Cablegate: Gcc Conformity Certification Scheme for Countries

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UNCLAS KUWAIT 005209

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON ETRD MU QA BA SA KU WTRO GCC USTR TC
SUBJECT: GCC CONFORMITY CERTIFICATION SCHEME FOR COUNTRIES
EXPORTING TO GCC MEMBER COUNTRIES

REF: SECSTATE 243476

On November 9, 2003, Embassy received GOK Finance Ministry's
note dated October 21, 2003, which contained the Public
Authority for Industry's Visions and Remarks regarding the
GCC Certificate of Conformity Program. A GOK delegation
plans to meet with the US delegation on the margins of the
informal meetings of the Committee on the Technical Barriers
to Trade in Geneva this month to discuss the points connected
with the Certificate of Conformity Program. Post will
forward copy of dip note and back up documentation to NEA/ARP.
URBANCIC

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