Brazil to slap quality control on China goods

AFP/Channel News Asia, 02/25/2012

Brazil plans to impose strict quality control on imports from China and other Asian nations to prevent the influx of cheap goods, the daily O Globo reported Saturday.

It said the border controls would ensure that imports from Asia, particularly China, meet the standards set by the National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology (INMETRO) and comply with safety norms applied to domestic retail goods.

Products which fail the tests would not be allowed into the country.

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