Starting from August 2016, Turkish Standards Institution (TSE) has been appointed as the sole notified body (Notify No: 2016/41) by Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO) for surveillance of 30 product groups in Turkey according to the new SASO regulations. With this authorization, TSE provides Certificate of Conformity (CoC) services to exporters and manufacturers on behalf of SASO.
Recently, SASO has published regulations related to particular product groups that require CoC and as a first step 11 regulations are made obligatory for product exporters and manufacturers.
TSE has successfully fulfilled the application process and now has been authorized by SASO in order to remove trade barriers which companies may face during their exports to Saudi Arabia.
The Partial Mandating Agreement was signed on June 7, 2017 in Jeddah, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia between TSE and SASO. TSE delegation consisting of Secretary General Mr. Mehmet Bozdemir, Director of Global Business Development Mrs. Nefise Betül Hıdıroğlu and SASO delegation consisting of SASO Vice Governor Mr. Saud Al-Askar, Director General of SASO's Makkah Branch Mr. Mutlaq R. AlTayari and Quality Manager Mr. Abdulbasit A. Khan participated in the signing ceremony.
The Regulations requiring SASO Quality Mark mandatorily:
For further information and to make application, please contact Certification Department of TSE:
Ömer TOKUCU - Expert
Chemistry Sector Directorate
Phone: +90 312 416 6607