Russia and Israel agreed to develop standardization in unmanned vehicles field. Such decision was made on the 7th meeting of the Working Group on Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment of the Joint Russian–Israeli commission on trade and economic cooperation (hereinafter – Working group).
Parties had also agreed to exchange information on harmonization of national standards in both countries with international ones. In the upcoming November it is planned to hold a joint seminar for business representatives from Israel interested in promoting of their goods and services on the Russian market.
Ministry of Health of Israel will start collaborating with Russian export center on export of cosmetic products. It intends to continue its active participation in bilateral cooperation. Russian export center is a national operator of foreign trade activities. During the next session of the Working group Parties agreed to discuss cooperation in the field of metrology as well as perspectives of joint work in the sphere of standardization in unmanned vehicles.
“Relations between Russia and Israel are traditionally constructive and friendly. Our fruitful joint activity within the frames of Working group is a vivid evidence of this. Earlier we had considered questions related to certification of KAMAZ PTC products in order to foster its supplies to the Israeli market, engaged in cooperation between the Standards Institution of Israel and the Academy for Standardization, Metrology and Certification. We have a lot of work to do in establishing of a system that provides a market access for exported products. The given rate of work and open dialogue will allow us to reach all intended objectives», - underlined Alexey Kuleshov, deputy Head of Rosstandart and Head of the Russian side of the Working group.
Representatives from many organizations took part in the 7th meeting of the Working group. Among them: Russian Embassy in Israel, Academy for Standardization, Metrology and Certification, Russian export center, Standartinform.
Within the framework of the visit, Russian delegation had a familiarization visit to some of the laboratories of the Standards Institution of Israel in order to get familiar with its equipment and testing facilities.