Despite the progress that has been made, in the Dominican Quality System (Sindocal) There are still challenges that the country must overcome in order for production to be more competitive in local and international markets.
This was stated yesterday by the ambassador in the country of the European Union (EU) Katja Atheldtwho added that there is the agility challenge of the certification processes of public and private entities, certifying conformity, including laboratories.
“In the case of laboratories, more support is needed from the authorities so that they can be certified as evaluators of the conformity of various standards according to their sector,” he said when participating in the Second National Quality Forum.
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He pointed out that institutions such as the Dominican Quality Institute (Indocal) need to continue equipping themselves, at a technical level and in terms of human capital, to carry out timely audits and issue certifications to entities.
what has been done
In his speech, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Ito Bisonohighlighted that a transformation has been achieved in the country’s quality system.
He said that work is being done so that quality is a seal that accompanies everything that is done and offered in the DR.
“The Dominican Quality Council (Codoca) has met three times in the last two years to discuss and approve public policies on quality,” he explained. Ito Bisono.
The official also said that the Procedure for Sampling Inspection of Lots of Electric Energy Meters was prepared and approved, one of the commitments assumed in the National Agreement for the Reform of the Electricity Sector.