DOSM is the country's leading authority in the area of standardization, metrology, accreditation, conformity assessment and related activities. In addition to supporting these highly technical specific activities, DOSM's mission is to provide a host of credible technical services that support LAO innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that will contribute to the economic development of the country, improving the health, safety, environment and the standard of living of the Lao people. DOSM, as a service provider, will be guiding and creating awareness among the public and private sector of the value the National Quality Infrastructure as a tool to facilitate trade and economic growth.
DOSM is committed to tackling the technical challenges of developing a national quality infrastructure that is based on international standards and conformity assessment procedures. DOSM plans to promote the adoption and implementation of these international standards in order to take advantage of export opportunities within ASEAN countries in the short and medium term, WTO Member countries in the long-term and supporting domestic industry.
Department of Standardization and Metrology
Department of Standardization & Metrology (DoSM) Nahaidio Road
Chanthabouli District P.O. Box 2279
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Tel: +856 21 732093
Fax: +856 21 732331
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