GOST R is a certificate you require to conduct trade in Russia. It is like a passport for your goods obligatory in Russia. GOST R is a mandatory certificate required by Russian law to allow you to sell goods and products in their market. This certificate applies to the goods sold or used in Russia.
The certification was originally developed by the Russian government which lays down requisites to other countries wanting to expand their business in Russia. With an ambition of importing safety and good quality products, GOST R certificate had made its mark in multiple countries.
GOST R is the government organization associated with enforcing the certification system to the foreign traders. GOST R compliance provides effective assistance throughout the certification process also guiding the traders through effortless entry into Russian markets. GOST R certification had opened up global markets to Russia and brought a vast number of opportunities in the same.
The products that are entitled to GOST R certificated to be sold in Russia include Electrical engineering, instrument-making, radio engineering, domestic appliances, Lightning wares, watt-hour electric meters, Electronic equipment, means of communication, alarm systems, Domestic electrical welding equipment, Raw materials, materials, substances and wares of industrial and domestic purposes, Solvents, hydrogen peroxide, Polymers, plastic masses and wares, Petroleum-chemistry production, Detergents for textile wares, stain removers, , cooling liquids, Oil, lubricants, Inorganic chemistry production, Detergents, Shampoos, Crockery, Car, motorcycle and bicycle detergents, Domestic chemistry production, Cool agents, deodorant agents, Thermoses, Fertilizers, Textile and light industry products, Confectionary, sugar, chocolate, Wine, vodka and other alcohol beverages, beer, and much more.
Requirements of GOST R :
- Conduct Product testing
- Scrutiny of requirements
- Application for certificate
- Carry out inspection
- Verify product safety and quality
- Evaluation of the product
- Take enforcement actions
- Make quality enhancement, if required
- Internal audit
- Testing of products and safety
- Classification of requirements
Benefits of GOST R :
- Consumer safety
- Consumer satisfaction
- Enhanced Quality of the product
- Prevents Wastage of resources
- Saves cost
- License to trade in the Russian market
- The benefit of International stature to your product.
- Better Marketing opportunity in Russia
- Encouragement of International trade.
Problems faced in GOST R certification :
- The absence of corrective training and employee education safety measures in manufacturing process leads to failure in GOST R Certification
- Organizations face a tough time understanding the language of Russian countries.
- Understanding the rules and regulations of a foreign country can be a complicated process and that fear obstructs deserving businesses to grow in the market.
- The absence of continuous monitoring and controlling in the organization makes them ineligible for the certification.
- Too many documents generate predicament in the manufacturing process making the achievement of GOST R certification arduous for them.
- Adopting a bureaucratic and incompatible GOST R certification system can prove painful, redundant and build fear in employs which can degrade their motivation.
- Auditing, Training and improving quality can cost you more than you can input, which makes most of the organization to step out of the process.
- Unprofessional and incorrect offers given by Consultants that displays a very wide range of pricing. This creates confusion and hampers the Consultant selection process.
How Ascent Saudi can help you?
- Ascent provides complete understanding and proper training to personnel that can solve GOST R related issues easily. Ascent provides training based on the need of the organization and not unnecessary ones.
- We eradicate the language barrier with our professional knowledge and years of experience.
- We have our GOST R specialist who will clearly guide you through the whole process without you facing any complications.
- Ascent Saudi with its expert knowledge and more than 18 years of experience guides you perfectly to achieve the right GOST R directive.
- The Ascent Solutions Architect guides you through the entire GOST R compliance and implementation till achievement of certification which will give you a sigh of relief.
- Ascent based Solutions Architects perform a detailed business profile analysis and undertake a gap analysis before the project outline is designed. No repeats, no non-useful documents are ensured.
- Ascent facilitates in-depth and professional auditing services that are significantly more stringent than the audits done by certification bodies. This ensures no failure during external audits.
- Hiring Ascent can guide you with proper budget knowledge without you paying additional expenses.
- Ascent works 24X7, to cater to the needs of its customers all over the world. This gives you ample opportunity to demand our services even in the odd hours and holidays.
- Ascent has a general practice of complete analysis before an offer is given. It is extremely improbable that the total expenditure goes beyond the budgeted figures unless there are special requirements from the client’s end. “Not a single penny extra”, is a general motto that each Ascent employee abides by.