Inmetro has recently released a manual called "Technical
Barriers to Trade - what are they and what to do to overcome them".
It is quite a tool to help exporters to overcome technical barriers.
The result of a three-way partnership with the National Industrial
Confederation (CNI) and the National Services of Industrial Apprenticeship
(Senai), supported by the Ministry of Development, Industry and
Foreign Trade, the manual offers exporters a broad view of what
technical barriers are all about, explaining what is Inmetro´s
role as a Focal Point for technical barriers to trade, listing all
the international agreements currently valid, plus the available
tools for those who wish to overcome the obstacles faced on their