The Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement (TTMRA) and Mutual Recognition Agreement
(MRA) between the Australian Government and the governments of the eight Australian states and territories are cited as potential models for other countries considering a similar strategy.
Accountancy bodies from Mexico, Canada and the United States recently signed a Professional Mutual Recognition Agreement
recognizing the substantial equivalency of the Mexican contador publicos certificado, Canadian chartered accountant and U.S.
In the spirit of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Professional Mutual Recognition Agreement
was signed by representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States on September 27 at the U.S.
Currently the governments of the two countries are preparing a Mutual Recognition Agreement
to reduce such cases in the future.
The mutual recognition agreement
(MRA), the first of its kind for Japan, covers four major trade areas -- pharmaceuticals, chemicals, telecommunications devices and household electrical appliances.
The European Commission has accepted NIST designations of 33 CABs for full operation under the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Telecommunications Equipment annexes of the U.S.-European Union (EU) Mutual Recognition Agreement
(MRA), culminating 2 years of effort.
The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) has signed a bilateral mutual recognition agreement
with the European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA).
They said the planned visit to Taiwan by China's top Taiwan affairs envoy Wang Daohan in the fall would be a good opportunity to sign a mutual recognition agreement
The working paper also called for signing an EU-Japan Mutual Recognition Agreement
(MRA) on testing and certification in several areas including medical products and an agreement on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Holst also played an important role in clarifying the language for the Israel-PLO mutual recognition agreement
,(84) assuming a more direct involvement in these negotiations.
To jump-start the process, however, the United States this year said it would be willing to support negotiations on the full range of wine issues, including the use of semigeneric names, if the EU is willing to craft a Mutual Recognition Agreement
The nine "fast-track" sectors, covering some US$1.5 trillion in commerce, are environmental goods and services, fish and fish products, forest products, medical equipment and instruments, telecommunications mutual recognition agreement
, energy, toys, gems and jewellery, and chemicals.