Standardisation boosts productivity and trade
A new macroeconomic study reveals the substantial benefits of standards in fostering economic growth. Looking at the evidence from six Northern European countries, the study finds that 25 % of labour productivity growth in the past decades is associated with increased standardisation as well as 9 % of total exports growth.
New Norwegian Standard in English – Hollow Core Slabs for Reuse
Standards Norway recently published the standard NS 3682 Hollow core slabs for reuse in English. The standard covers the process of dismantling and assessing existing hollow core slabs, in order to document them in a similar way as newly produced slabs.