Standards and Regulation in Dominica

Dominica ranks 65 out 183 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report (2012). This relatively high ranking implies that the national regulatory environment encourages the start up and running of businesses. Dominica is a ‘subscriber member’ of the ISO, and the national body is the Bureau of Standards, Dominica. The Bureau of Standards falls under the administration of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Its primary role is to develop, maintain, promote and enforce standards, so as to improve the quality and performance of goods produced and/or used in Dominica as well as to ensure industrial efficiency and development; promote public and industrial welfare, health and safety; and protect the environment. Other major regulators include the Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission, the Independent Regulatory Commission (IRC) and the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Dominica.

Standards and Regulation organisations in Dominica
Dominica Bureau of Standards