Each World Trade Organisation member must set up a national enquiry point which is
able to answer all reasonable inquiries from other members and interested parties as well
as providing the relevant documents concerning standards, technical regulations and conformity
assessment procedures whether impending or adopted, as well as on participation in bilateral or
plurilateral standard-related agreements,regional standardizing bodies and conformity
Ministry of Commerce, the nodal ministry for WTO matters, has designated Bureau of
Indian Standards as the WTO TBT Enquiry Point for India.