Draft Regulations for Comments

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) wishes to inform the general public that it is in the process of regulating three areas namely Labelling of Pre-packaged Foods, Labelling of Goods- General Requirements and Packaged Water. Persons can view these draft regulations by visiting www.sknbs.org. They can be found by clicking “Draft Regulations”…

MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE OFFICIALS REPRESENT FEDERATION AT JOINT CARIFORUM – EU MINISTERIAL MEETING IN BARBADOS

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 13, 2022 (SKNBS): Minister of International Trade et al., the Right Honourable Dr. Denzil Douglas along with Permanent Secretary Jasemin Weekes traversed to Barbados for the October 11 to 12, 2022 Joint CARIFORUM – EU Ministerial Meeting. In his remarks at the meeting, Minister Douglas stated that the subject of de-risking…

Saint Kitts and Nevis Agro-Processors to benefit from New and Improved Quality Standards

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

September 30, 2022, Bridgetown, Barbados – The agri-food industry in Saint Kitts and Nevis will benefit from an enhanced national quality infrastructure, thanks to a new project financed by the European Union and the Caribbean Development Bank. The initiative provides the Saint Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) with new metrology equipment and training,…

Development of a Vehicle Inspection Standard

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

As the development of a national vehicle inspection standard continues, the St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) is inviting all past participants and newly interested persons to a meeting to be held on June 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ministry of International Trade Conference Room, Nagico Building, Bladen Commercial Development.   Interested persons may include,…

World Accreditation Day 2022

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The global accreditation organizations IAF and ILAC once again cometogether on 9 June to celebrate World Accreditation Day. The 2022 themeis Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environmentand aims to draw attention to how accreditation and conformityassessment provide global solutions for global issues. Follow the link for a Joint Statement by Emanuele Riva, IAF…

COMMENTS NEEDED FOR DRAFT BUREAU OF STANDARDS BILL

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 15, 2021 (SKNBS): The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) is inviting the general public, especially businesses, to read and provide comments on the Draft Bureau of Standards Bill. The Draft Bill can be found by clicking ‘Acts’ under the ‘About Us’ tab on www.sknbs.org Persons can fill out…

WORKSHOPS BEING HELD TO DRAFT NATIONAL QUALITY POLICY (NQP)

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 11, 2021 (SKNBS): Several stakeholder workshops are currently being held virtually to daft a National Quality Policy (NQP) for St. Kitts and Nevis. Various stakeholders being engaged include Fisheries, Tourism and Transport, Light Manufacturing, and Regulators. Sadie-Ann Sisnett, who is the Project Manager from CROSQ, said that these workshops will aid…

Office Closure Notice

By Carissa Franks-Benjamin

The St. Kitts and Nevis Bureau of Standards will remain closed from Monday, August 30 to Friday, September 03, 2021, as construction work continues. You can contact the Bureau by emailing sknbs@gov.kn Any inconvenience caused during this time is regretted.