Skip main navigation

Exportation Standardisation

Success stories

Success story Guo Chenguang​​

SAC (Stand​ardisation Administration of the People’s Republic of China)​​​​

Guo Chenguang​​

​​"Trade between China and Spain has increased in recent years. Standardisation is the basis for these exchanges"

Read article

Success story Joan Tristany​​​​

AMEC (Association of Industrialised Business) ​​​​

Joan Tristany​​​​

​​"In the context of industrial technologies and equipment, internationalisation is inexorably linked to innovation and technical standards"

Read article

Main functions

Domino effect in the sectors for UNE
Defending Industries

​​The increasing influence of international organisations in the regulation of industrial activities requires the guarantee that Spanish representatives are capable of defending the interest of the various sectors.

Different currencies for free trade in UNE
Free-trade Agreements

​The EU holds several Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with countries all around the world regarding the promotion of trade and commercial regulation by means of the harmonisation of technical standards. UNE takes part in these negotiations via CEN and CENELEC.​

UNE technical barriers
Breaking down technical barriers

​To facilitate the launch of products and services onto markets in other countries, UNE establishes collaboration agreements with national authorities and standardisation bodies of third-party countries to expedite the statutory and regulatory requirements in each country.​​

Spanish flag
UNE standards: Spain as a brand

Quality products and services, pursuant to global requirements covered in UNE standards, contribute to promoting Spain as a brand.​​​​​​​​​​

To find out more

Standards, the language of the world
​In Spain, approximately 10,000 specialists work every year on 215 Technical Committees of the UNE The standards drawn up in these committees constitute an essential tool for entering new markets.

Read article

News on European and international standardisation

​To learn about the latest developments in European and international standardisation, see our newsletter.

Read newsletter

Standards facilitate travel

​In Spain, the lighting sector is committed to exportation, and technical standards are making this easier".​​

See video