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Eddy Herjanto, Bendjamin B. Louhenapessy


Economic study of the membership in standard organizations of foreign countries have to be viewed from the benefit received by the pertinent state or institute compared to the obligation which must be fulfilled. Similarly, in chosing the standard organization of foreign countries to join, the benefit and service received from becoming organizational member of the foreign countries is a very significant factor. But, beside the benefit, the sector area of the foreign countries standard organization related to the circumstance from institute or state to join needs to be considered. It is needed to consider whether the sector have important position in the state economies especially from its exporting ability. Standard of foreign countries which focussed at certain sector or only give benefit and service of certain sector might not be effective enough to a company or state to participate if the state and the company does not cover the same sector.
This study used descriptive method with a view to make description, systematic formulation, factual and accurate with evidence obtained, by studying the nature of and also relation among phenomenon under the study. Pursuant to result of the study from level of benefit and obligation in getting information and expense of a success membership, among 10 organization of standard of foreign countries in the priority and strategic for Indonesia to join, started from highest to lowest priority is: British Standard Institute (BSI), Japan Industrial Standard (JIS), American Oil Chemical Society (AOCS), Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC-International), American National Standard Institute (ANSI), American Petroleum Institute (FIRE), Deutchland Institute for Normung (DIN), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Australian Standard (AS), and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).


standard organization, foreign countries, membership

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American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 2004. Serves and Administrator and Coordinator of United States Private Sector Volumentary

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National Conference of State on Building Codes and Standards (NCSBCS), 2004

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31153/js.v8i2.652


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