The main objectives of the Bureau is to standardize methods, processes and products (imported and locally-produced). It promotes standardization, conformity assessment and metrology in industry and commerce for industrial efficiency and development. In addition to information-dissemination on standards, it promotes standards for public welfare, health and safety.
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The Bureau is a member of the Technical Management Committee (TMC) of the ECOWAS Standards Harmonization system. This means it participates in the harmonization of standards at the sub-regional level.