The Flemish Regulator for the Media (VRM) consists of a chamber that regulates telecommunications in Belgium. The VRM can issue or suspend licenses to radio broadcasting networks, determine relevant markets for the broadcasts, supervise legislation compliance, and protect consumers by solving disputes.
The Swedish Consumer Agency is the state agency tasked with safeguarding consumer interests. This site contains a list of consumer rights in Sweden as well as information regarding product safety, filing complaints, and budget and debt.
The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) regulates broadcasting, post, and telecommunications in Afghanistan. Its site contains information regarding regulations and licensing within the industry, policies and guidelines, recent news, upcoming events, and statistics.
Provided by the Afghanistan Investment Support Agency, Invest in Afghanistan serves as a resource for those wishing to do business with or in Afghanistan. General economic, political, social, and infrastructure information is provided by the site as well as a country profile. An investment opportunities section provides information regarding Afghanistan's most popular industries. There are also dedicated sections of reasons to invest in the country, processes of starting a business, and success stories.
The goal of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MOCI) is to promote the development and growth of private sector enterprises through the development of the appropriate policies. This website contains all of the publications and regulations made by the MOCI as well as contact information for the MOCI's staff. Trade agreements, information concerning imports and exports, and licensing instructions are also included in the site.
The Electronic and Postal Communications Authority (AKEP) is the regulatory agency for postal and electronic communication in Albania. AKEP creates regulatory policies for operators and monitors compliance with these regulations. The website provides information about AKEP's board members and organization structure, legislation, and publications. A limited English version of the site is available, however, some features are only offered in Albanian.
The Ministry of Energy and Industry for the Republic of Albania develops and implements policies that are aimed to preserve the country’s energy supply while sustaining economic development, ensuring public usefulness, and promoting industrial development standards that are more environmentally friendly. The site provides legal documents for six industries, government program introductions, and publications. Only available in Albanian.
The Audiovisual Media Authority (AMA) regulates broadcasting by managing the radio frequency spectrum, monitoring compliance with regulation and policies by operators, granting licenses to producers, ensuring appropriate broadcasts, and resolving conflicts from consumers. The AMA website provides information about AMA regarding its members, the council of complaints, and structure. Site content also includes service media providers, legislation, and press releases. The website only available in Albanian.
The Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (AFSA) is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial services industry within Albania. This site contains information about AFSA, legal framework, publications and statistics, and consumer protection. The website is only available in Albanian.
The Regulatory Authority of Post and Telecommunications (ARPT) regulates the post, broadcasting, and telecommunications in Algeria. The ARPT is responsible for granting operating permits, giving recommendations to producers, managing the radio frequency spectrum, ensuring fair competition, improving technology & equipment, and protecting consumers. Only available in Arabic and French.
The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) is a member of the International Astronautical Federation. ASAL is responsible for developing space programs in Algeria and gaining independence in the field of satellite design. Only available in French.
The Andorran Financial Authority (AFA) was established in 1989 as a public financial institution to carry out many functions related to the regulation and oversight of the financial sector in Andorra. This site contains information on the specific functions of the Institute, as well as a section on the laws and regulations in Andorra. Only available in Catalan.
The Ministry of Commerce of Angola is in charge of the development and regulation of all import and export policies. The website contains information about the ministry itself, services available, news, and a calendar of events. A search engine allows users to search through a library of publications, which are available for free in PDF. A limited English version of the site is available, however, content is mainly in Portuguese.
The Angola Ministry of Finance aims to stimulate economic activity within Angola and promote equitable distribution of national income through the implementation of its fiscal policies. The site contains a general ministry overview, financial legislation, and information regarding the national economy as well as international affairs. An English version of the site is available.
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MTTI) of Angola sets policies and regulation for telecommunications, IT, and postal services. MTTI represents Angola in international telecommunications, grants licenses to operators, promotes the growth of industry technologies, mediates disputes, and protects consumers. A limited English version is available, however, site content is mainly in Portuguese.
The Antigua and Barbuda Investment Agency (ABIA) is the investment promotion agency for both domestic and foreign investors. The site provides information about various programs, initiatives, and investment opportunities. In addition, the site provides information about starting a business, background information about Antigua and Barbuda, and a resource library.
The Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FSRC) of Antigua and Barbuda is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Antigua and Barbuda. The site contains a list of services, directories, and FAQs.
The National Administration of Drugs, Foods, and Medical Devices, also known as Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica (ANMAT), is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage industries within Argentina. The site contains information on regulations, press releases, and publications as well as state agency and medical publications links. Some areas of the site are only available in Spanish.
The National Entity of Communications (ENACOM) regulates the audiovisual sector in Argentina by implementing and enforcing regulatory policies while also granting operation permits. ENACOM protects consumers by providing easy access to broadcasts, ensuring fair prices, and monitoring the quality and appropriateness of broadcasts. Only available in Spanish.
Argentina's National Space Activities Commission, also known as Comisión Nacional de Actividades Espaciales (CONAE), represents the nation's civil research and development capabilities in space activities. CONAE develops advanced space technology, enhances economic and human resources, and builds international space cooperation. The site is only available in Spanish.
The National Stock Market of Argentina, also known as Comision Nacional de Valores (CNV), is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the Argentinian Financial Services Industry. The site is only available in Spanish.
The Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC) regulates industries in Armenia including electricity, natural gas, water, and electronic communications. For the communications industry, the PSRC grants licenses to operators, monitors the radio frequency spectrum, allocates resources to broadcasters, sets regulations and standards, and monitors producers' compliance with legislation. Most of the website is only available in Armenian.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the food and beverage industry in both Australia and New Zealand. The site contains information on the food code and regulation as well as important information for consumers including recent recalls, insight into food labeling, and recent food complaints.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is in charge of developing and implementing policies in Australia's agriculture industry. The department's aim is to ensure safety and competitiveness of Australian agriculture on an international level. This site provides information on various aspects of the Australian agricultural industry including importing, exporting, and travel.
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides foreign trade and development policy advice to the government in order to promote Australian interests internationally. The site contains information on the policies of the department as well as the latest news relating to Australian foreign affairs and trade.
The Department of Health is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare industry in Australia. The site contains publications, information about the department's programs, and relevant information for both consumers and medical professionals.
Australia's Department of Primary Industries (DPI) develops successful and diverse food and agriculture industries. The site provides recent news related to these industries as well as a number of useful publications detailing a variety of methods to help start, grow, and sustain an agricultural or food-related industry.
The Department of the Environment and Energy designs and implements policies and programs to protect and conserve the environment, water, and heritage while promoting climate action. The department deals with topics including air quality, national fuel quality standards, and renewable energy. The site is a source for information regarding the department's legislation, grants, permits and licenses, and programs.
The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) helps protect the Australian people and the environment by assessing risks of chemicals and also providing information to promote their safe use. The NICNAS website provides recent news, upcoming events, and information about various industrial chemicals.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is the regulatory authority for the Australian pharmaceutical industry. The TGA oversees and regulates numerous therapeutic goods including prescription medicines, vaccines, and medical devices. The site contains information catered specifically to consumers, health professionals, and industry manufacturers. It also lists recent pharmaceutical recalls and alerts.
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is responsible for the regulation of broadcasting, the internet, radio communications, and telecommunications. ACMA's responsibilities include promoting competition in these sectors, protecting consumers, developing equipment standards, managing the radio frequency spectrum, and representing Australia's communications internationally. The website provides resources for businesses, consumers, and the community on relevant topics regarding the ACMA and its regulated industries.
The Australian Department of Defence was created to protect the national interests of Australia and promote peace and security internationally. The department includes the navy, army, and air force. Their webpage provides reports and publications, a section with information on possible careers, updates on the industry and their contracts, as well as a large amount of media and news reports on the department.
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) oversees and regulates all areas of the financial services industry in Australia. The site provides publications and statistics as well as information regarding financial legislation and policies.
Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is the regulator for Australia’s corporations, markets, and financial services. ASIC is more specifically involved in the registration of securities as well as the oversight of financial reporting and market mechanics. The site contains useful links and publications for those in the Australian financial services industry.
The role of the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is to manage and shape tax, excise, and superannuation systems that fund services for Australians. The site contains a listing of all tax laws, regulations, and tips sorted by tax filing type.
The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) was created by the Australian government to help businesses sell their products overseas. The site provides a directory of Australian exporting firms, trade statistics, an event calendar, industry reports, and information on investing in Australia.
The Federal Ministry of Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW) develops the policies and regulations overseeing business services to encourage innovation and investment in the country. This site provides information such as statistics and data on the Austrian economy, as well as numerous discussions of topics related to trade, research, and economics.
The Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Austrian healthcare industry. The site contains information for tourists traveling to Austria, physician certifications, and pediatric health. Information provided covers the Austrian healthcare system as well as more specific topics such as nutrition, diseases & medicines, and women & equality.
The Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the Austrian financial services industry. The site contains a list of all applicable laws, statistics, and relevant links for different sectors of the Austrian financial services industry.
The Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR) consists of the two divisions Media and Telecommunications and the Postal Service. The RTR regulates these divisions by granting operating licenses to producers, setting standards and regulatory policies, ensuring compliance with legislation, mediating disputes, and encouraging the growth of technology in the sectors. The website provides information for consumers, telecom operators, and media service providers. A limited English version of the site is available.
The Ministry of the Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan aims to increase the agricultural capacity of the country. The site provides information about legislation, international cooperation, and statistical information. In addition, users can find in-depth information about various sectors, such as plant-growing, technical policies, and production facilities. The site only available in Azerbaijani.
The Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan Republic is responsible for implementing the policy regarding national defense, aviation, communication and radio-electronics, and engineering. The site provides information about various enterprises, production, e-services, and recent news. The site also provides useful country resources regarding information on national leadership.
The Ministry of Economy and Industry is in charge of implementing all legislation and regulation that impact trade and economic development in Azerbaijan. This website contains economic statistics, information for entrepreneurs, data on regional and international development, and a list of relevant legislation.
The National TV and Radio Council (NTRC) regulates broadcasting in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The NTRC regulates broadcasts by managing the radio frequency spectrum, granting licenses and resources to operators, protecting consumers from inappropriate and inefficient broadcasts, and encouraging technological innovations. Although an English version of the site is available, the majority of the pages are only available in Azerbaijani.
The Securities Commission of The Bahamas (SCB) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in the Bahamas. This site contains information on how the SCB regulates, the laws it enforces, publications, and information specifically for investors.
The Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) regulates electronic communications and broadcasting in the Bahamas, as well as controlling the spectrum and numbering systems. URCA promotes fair competition in the sectors, ensures quality, appropriate radio & TV broadcasts, mediates disputes, and ensures operators comply with legislation and permits.
The Ministry of Finance of Bahrain is responsible for all aspects of the financial services industry in Bahrain: regulation, oversight, and promotion. The website includes budget and law information as well as analyses and headlines relating to the economic state of Bahrain.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Healthcare Industry within Bahrain. This site contains information on medical services and institutions within Bahrain.
The Ministry of Industry and Commerce strives to increase economic competition and foreign investment through regulations and policies impacting trade. This site contains relevant publications and a listing of regulations and services provided by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is responsible for the regulation of telecommunications & post in Bahrain. The TRA promotes effective and fair competition in the industry, while also encouraging the development of technologies and promoting investment. The TRA also grants licenses to operators, sets equipment standards, and protects users by mediating disputes.
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) regulates telecommunications by granting licenses and permits to operators, setting regulations and standards, monitoring compliance with legislation, setting tariffs, promoting fair competition, mediating disputes among consumers and operators, and encouraging technological innovation and investment.
The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for overall trade and commerce related activities of Bangladesh through the implementation of proper policies and regulations as they impact global and local trade. This website has all of the information on trade and trade organizations with regard to Bangladesh. This site is originally only available in Bengali, click the link in the top right corner of the page for the English version of the site.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOH&FW) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Healthcare Industry within Bangladesh. This site contains information on healthcare services, budgets, and an annual report published by the MOH&FW.
The Ministry of Textiles and Jute is in charge of developing policies for the apparel and textile industry in Bangladesh. Specifically, the Ministry is focused on furthering the development of Bangladesh's apparel sector. This website contains information on current projects and policies being used by the Ministry. The site is available in English, but many of the publications and reports are only available in Bengali.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Bangladesh (BSEC) is responsible for creating policies and regulating the financial services industry in Bangladesh. The site contains a list of recent press releases and important links for investors.
The mission of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade is to encourage economic development and the improvement of the quality of life for the people of Barbados through the facilitation of commerce, entrepreneurship, and the protection of consumers. The official website of the Ministry of Commerce and Trade contains all relevant legislation and applications for conducting trade in Barbados.
The Telecommunications Unit of Barbados (TU) is responsible for promoting a competitive environment, ensuring the industry is easily accessible, and developing and implementing regulatory policies. On the site, you can also find resources related to Barbados domains, government notices, application forms, and types of licenses.
The Ministry of Communications and Informatization regulates the telecommunications, post, and audiovisual sectors in Belarus. The website includes ministry information, a press center, management practices, projects, news for investors, and online services.
The Ministry of Economy in Belarus is responsible for the implementation and design of regulation that promotes economic competition and entrepreneurship while monitoring and responding to bankruptcy and monopolies in Belarus. This website contains macroeconomic data on Belarus, reasons to invest in the country, foreign economic and anti-monopoly policies, business reforms, and news and publications.
The Belarusian State Concern for Oil and Chemistry, also known as Belneftekhim, is an agency that promotes safety in crude oil production companies, oil product sales, chemistry and scientific research, and development in foreign markets in Belarus. The site contains information about the agency itself, investments, licensing, and recent news. Although an English version is available, content is extremely limited.
The Belgian Institute for Postal Services and Telecommunications (BIPT) supervises both the postal and telecommunications sectors. BIPT sets standards for producers such as prices, tariffs, and equipment standard, as well as solve consumer complaints and disputes. The BIPT site contains information about internet, television, radio, and post services.
The Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare, food, and beverage industries in Belgium. The site contains information about food safety, healthcare, the health of animals and plants, and the health of the environment. Food regulations are addressed for specific aspects of food production and are downloadable in PDF. Some parts of the site are not available in English.
The Financial Services and Market Authority (FSMA) is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the Belgian financial services industry. This site is broken up into two major sections, one with information for consumers and the other with information for professionals. The consumer section covers general topics like savings, investments, and pensions, also offered here are fraud warnings and a portal to file complaints. The professional section offers information on major target groups, a business portal, and a link to the Belgian Audit Oversight College document collection on financial supervisory regulations. Other sections on the site cover recent news and warnings relevant to the financial industry.
The Media Council of the German Speaking Community of Belgium is responsible for regulating audio-visual media among German speakers in Belgium. The council regulates the broadcasting sector by granting licenses to operators, setting equipment standards, monitoring compliance with legislation and standards, managing the radio frequency spectrum, and encouraging technological innovations. Some information is only available in German.
The Superior Audiovisual Council (CSA) regulates the audiovisual sector in Belgium for non-German speaking citizens. The council mainly assigns broadcasting licenses for TV and radio, monitors operators' compliance with laws, and ensures quality, appropriate broadcasts. Only available in French.
The Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Post Office (ARCEP) is responsible for defining standards and regulations for telecommunications producers, granting licenses and permits to operators, and arbitrating disputes between consumers and operators. The site contains information about the organization's structure, its legal texts, and regulatory activities. In addition, publications and news are available. The site is only available in French.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) is the regulator of the financial services industry in Bermuda. This site contains information on company matters, banking, insurance, and investment. Statistics, legislation, and publications are also available.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs is responsible for the promotion of the Bhutanese economy through regulation and policy development. Information pertaining to regulatory matters with regards to trade, energy, mining, and other industries are available on this site. Additionally, forms for approval to do business in Bhutan are also available.
Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan (RMA) is the central banking institution of Bhutan. The RMA is responsible for the creation and regulation of all monetary policy in Bhutan- including laws that govern brokers, insurance companies, and bankruptcies. The website provides forms for foreign currency exchanges. The site also provides links to other Bhutan financial institutions.
The Financial Regulatory Authority, also known as Autoridad de Supervisión del Sistema Financiero (ASFI), is responsible for the regulation and supervision of the financial services industry in Bolivia. The site contains statistics, publications, regulations, and consumer information. Only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Economy and Public Finance (MEPF), also known as Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas, is responsible for the creation of an equitable financial services industry in Bolivia. The MEPF site contains listings of applicable laws, industry news, economic forms, vice ministries, and citizen information. Some content is only available in Spanish.
The Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Transportation, also known as Autoridad de Regulación y Fiscalización de Telecomunicaciones y Transportes (ATT), regulates communications, transportation, and post in Bolivia. The ATT website contains information about its functions, legal framework, each of the sectors it is responsible for regulating, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.
The Bolivian Agency for Space Activities, also known as Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (ABAE), promotes programs for space research and development projects that allow for the improvement of space technology. The goal of ABAE is to use technological resources to reach remote areas of space. Only available in Spanish.
The Communications Regulatory Agency (CRA) regulates communication and broadcasting in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The site contains information and regulations on telecommunications, broadcasting, radio spectrum management, and news.
The Securities Commission of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is responsible for the policies and regulations that impact the Bosnian financial services industry. The site contains a list of audit companies, an information registry index, and lists of laws, publications, and financial statements.
The Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) is responsible for the regulation of the telecommunications, postal, internet, and broadcasting sectors. The site provides information about the responsibilities of BOCRA, its projects, and a list of documents and legislation pertaining to telecommunications.
The Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services site is a comprehensive resource for Brazilian trade. The site contains information about trade barriers, imports, and exports all dealing with Brazil. An English version of the site is available, however, the majority of pages on the site are only available in Portuguese.
The National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL) regulates telecommunications, post, and broadcasting in Brazil. ANATEL promotes fair competition in the industry while also promoting the innovation of equipment. ANATEL monitors radio frequency, implements legislation and standards, and arbitrates disputes among consumers and operators. The site is only available in Portuguese.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil (CVM) is charged with maintaining a fair and equitable financial services industry through policy development and regulation. This site contains information on the CVM, recent news, and important links.
The Brazilian Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Healthcare Industry within Brazil. The site contains news, education, and knowledge resources sorted by sector. Parts of the site are only available in Portuguese.
The Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) is responsible for formulating and coordinating the Brazilian space policy. AEB promotes the autonomy and development of the space industry. The site is only available in Portuguese.
The Authority for Info-Communications Technology Industry (AITI) of Brunei is responsible for telecommunications, radio, and ICT industry development. The AITI accomplishes this regulation by granting licenses, monitoring the radio frequency spectrum, protecting consumers by resolving disputes, encouraging innovation and investment, establishing equipment standards, and much more.
The Department of Economic Planning and Development is responsible for implementing all policy that affects natural development in Brunei. The department's website contains links to current news, reports by the department, and statistics on the economy of Brunei.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for monitoring and regulating the use of all public funds within Brunei. The site contains links to the different departments, divisions, and services of the Ministry of Finance.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare industry within Brunei. This site contains information on health services as well as statistics on the industry.
The Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) is responsible for policy development and regulatory affairs as they impact the Financial Services Industry of Brunei. This site contains a list of regulatory information divided by sectors as well as information on financial intelligence and monetary policy in Brunei.
The Communications Regulation Commission (CRC) regulates communications in Bulgaria. The CRC monitors the radio frequency spectrum, grants licenses to operators, regulates the post, arbitrates disputes, and monitors operators' compliance with legislation. The site contains news related to the CRC, available E-services from the commission, and archives of annual reports and other practical information.
The Council for Electronic Media (CEM) is a regulatory agency of Bulgaria that is responsible for electronic communications, especially the broadcasting of radio and TV. The CEM regulates broadcasts by setting standards and regulations that operators must comply with. The CEM also arbitrates disputes, protects the freedoms of consumers, and promotes fair competition in the industry. The site is only available in Bulgarian.
The Financial Supervision Commission (FSC) is charged with maintaining stability and transparency through policy development, promotion, and regulation. This site contains information on the FSC's projects and functions as well as relevant information in the financial services industry.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry is in charge of upholding the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) for Bulgaria. The CAP dictates how farmers receive subsidy distributions, support payments, and rural development policies.
The Republic of Bulgaria Ministry of Economy is responsible for the implementation and regulation of government policies as it impacts the business services industries. Specifically, this site contains updates on current news, lists of policies, and relevant statistics.
The Bulgarian Drug Agency (BDA) is associated with the countries Ministry of Health. It is responsible for overseeing the safe production of medicines in Bulgaria. The BDA inspects laboratories, drugs, and medical devices in order to ensure the quality and safety of drug use. Their site includes useful information for citizens, medical specialists, and companies regarding medical laws, devices, and treatments.
The priorities of the Bulgarian Space Research and Technology Institute (SRTI-BAS) are to research solar-terrestrial and space physics, research and design remote sensing of the Earth, and research new space technologies. The site provides information on their research projects and events.
The Regulation Authority of Communications and Electronics Post (ARCE) regulates electronic communication in Burkina Faso. ARCE grants licenses to broadcasting operators and monitors their products to ensure they adhere to regulatory legislation. ARCE monitors the frequency spectrum, resolves disputes, encourages the development of new equipment, and more. This website is only available in French.
The Regulatory Agency for Telecommunications (ARCT) is responsible for regulating communications in Burundi. ARCT regulates by processing applications for licenses, establishing standards for equipment and operation, arbitrating disputes, ensuring fair competition, and managing the frequency spectrum. Only available in French.
The National Communications Agency (ANAC) regulates telecommunications, broadcasting, internet, and post in Cabo Verde. ANAC manages the radio spectrum, grants licenses to operators, promotes competition among networks, encourages investment, promotes innovation of technology, and protects consumers by providing cheap, accessible services. This website is only available in Portuguese.
The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for maintaining all international trade relations that Cambodia is involved with as well as encouraging private sector growth through policy and regulatory development. This site contains news links, material on Cambodia's free trade agreements, and information on new projects the ministry is working on.
The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications is responsible for implementing regulatory policies pertaining to post, telecommunications, and information technologies in Cameroon. The Ministry grants licenses to communications operators, provides training of employees in the sectors, ensures appropriate and efficient products, encourages technological innovation, and encourages investment.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) provides information, research, technology, policies, and programs to achieve an environmentally sustainable agricultural industry. The site offers information on the industry, trade, and innovation. It also contains a list of all the services and programs AAFC offers to Canadian farmers and businesses.
The Department of Finance is responsible for the use and regulation of Canada's public funds as well as regulating international trade with Canada. This site provides information about various topics, such as financial institutions & markets, international issues, federal budgets, publications, and reports. In addition, the site provides information about acts and regulations, tax treaties, news releases, notices to the media, and speeches.
This is the official website of the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development in Canada. It provides information about the department, Canada's foreign policy, and international trade and development. News releases and articles regarding hot topics are posted on the homepage in addition to numerous quick links. These quick links offer information regarding trade missions, exports, and investing in Canada.
Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) provides advice and support to the minister of national defense and implements the decisions of the government on the defense of Canada and of Canadian interests at home and abroad. The site provides information about doing business with DND and investing in the Canadian Armed Forces.
Health Canada is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Canadian healthcare industry. This site contains information on legislation, activities, and publications.
Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is charged with increasing Canada's share of global trade and building a fair, efficient, and competitive marketplace. ISED is responsible for the regulation of Canada's airwaves and for protecting and promoting the interests of Canadian consumers. This resource allows users to apply for radio licenses, browse federal regulations, and report frauds and scams, among many other functions. Extensive trade statistics are also available under the "International trade and investment" section. These reports provide detailed information on imports, exports, countries of origin, and destinations for Canadian trade.
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) creates the rules that all regulatory agencies in the financial services industry in Canada must adhere to. This site provides information about the industry, regulations and governance, investors, and a rule book. In addition, the site provides resources including notices, news and publications, and the IIROC AdvisorReport.
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA) is a self-regulatory agency for the distributors of mutual funds within Canada. This site contains information on regulation and enforcement as well as an area where one can check the background of a mutual fund adviser or distributor.
The Public Health Agency of Canada is responsible for medical research and development and then communicating with the Canadian government to enforce policies and regulations within the public sector of the Canadian Healthcare Industry. This site contains resources on diseases, education, and statistics.
Public Safety Canada (PS) keeps Canadians safe from a range of risks such as natural disasters, crime, and terrorism. Its official website includes information on national security, border strategies, countering crime, and emergency management.
Transport Canada is in charge of the rule making, oversight, and outreach for the transportation industry in Canada. The goal of this agency is to ensure both safety of the transportation system and proper investment in Canada's infrastructure. This site includes road, marine, rail, and air transport information.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Canadian food and beverage industry. The site contains news, recalls, and regulatory information, as well as a listing of frequently requested links.
This is the official website of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, an independent quasi-judicial body that carries out its statutory responsibilities within Canada's trade remedies system. The website provides detailed information on the tribunal's various mandates as well as recent press releases. Users may additionally locate numerous e-filing forms and search for specific international trade cases.
The Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) regulates both broadcasting and communications in Canada. The CRTC issues broadcasting licenses, makes decisions on mergers, approves tariffs, encourages competition in the communications sector, provides information about broadcasting and communications, and resolves disputes from consumers.
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is an umbrella organization composed of all of Canada's provincial financial regulators that creates equal and consistent regulation and financial markets across Canada. This site provides information about various investor tools, legal enforcement, cease trade orders, and industry resources. In addition, the site provides relevant news releases, letters, and statements.
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) promotes the peaceful use and development of space to advance the knowledge of space through science. The CSA site provides information regarding its activity sectors, multimedia, resources, and recent space-related news.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority regulates and supervises the financial services industry. The site provides information about the regulatory framework and regulated sectors, external cooperation and assessments, enforcement, and statistics and regulated entities.
The Department of Commerce & Investment (DCI) is responsible for the promotion of investment within the Cayman Islands. The DCI site provides information on doing business in the Cayman Islands, licensing, press releases, and news and updates.
The Ministry of Posts and New Information and Communication Technologies in Chad is responsible for developing and implementing policies as well as maintain a regulatory framework in the telecommunication, information technology, and postal sectors in the country. The Ministry's website provides information about the Minster and Ministry, laws and ordinances, and the Ministry's entities. A limited English version of the site is available.
The Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism, also known as Ministerio de Economía, Fomento y Turismo, is responsible for the promotion and development of the Chilean economy through proper regulatory actions. Features include studies and surveys in business, innovation, and a foreign trade procedures section. This site is only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Health, also known as Ministerio de Salud, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Chilean healthcare industry. This site contains a list of regulations, publications, and health services in efforts to promote a healthier nation and ensure access to medical care for all citizens. Only available in Spanish.
The National Television Committee, also known as Consejo Nacional de Televisión (CNTV), regulates Chilean television by ensuring the broadcasts are divulging accurate information. The CNTV receives and handles complaints by users, promotes the development of new technology, grants licenses to TV broadcasters, and ensures easy access to television while also featuring various publications. Only available in Spanish.
The Supervision of Securities and Insurance, also known as Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros (SVS), is the regulatory agency overseeing the securities and insurance segments of the Chilean financial services industry. The site contains a list of relevant legislation, presentations, stock and insurance market statistics, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.
The Undersecretary of Telecommunications, also known as Subsecretaría de Comunicaciones (SUBTEL), regulates communication services in Chile. SUBTEL is in charge of creating legislation for producers as well as granting licenses, monitoring services according to regulations, resolving disputes among consumers and producers, and developing new technology to improve the telecommunications sector. The site provides sector reports and statistics related to the TV, telephone, and internet industry. Only available in Spanish.
The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) is responsible for the supervision and regulation of the banking sector of China's financial services industry. This includes making sure banks meet adequate metrics and that Chinese depositor's interests are met. The site contains a list of notices, regulations, and reports published by the CBRC.
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities and futures segments of the Chinese financial services industry. This site contains a list of regulations, market data, news, and international agreements.
The Construction and Planning Agency of the Interior (CPAMI) is responsible for the planning and regulation of construction within China. This site contains information on current news, how to bid on Chinese projects, and relevant conferences.
The Ministry of Agriculture of the People's Republic of China website is the location for all of the announcements and laws put forth by the Chinese government regarding agriculture. The site also includes articles on hot topics in the agriculture industry and on-line exhibitions that delve into topics such as crop production, organic food, and fishery.
The Ministry of Commerce People's Republic of China website includes news and trade information for businesses as well as a section on investing in China and global policy. The ministry is also in charge of all regulation of international trade as it relates to China. The site provides various economic data such as foreign direct investment, imports, and exports, as well as numerous policies and opinions.
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China (MIIT) regulates IT in China by fairly allocating resources to producers, forming regulations and standards, monitoring producers' compliance with regulations, mediating disputes among consumers and operators, and developing efficient technology. The website provides forms for businesses to submit projects for government's approval. It also provides data on information technology. The site is only available in Chinese.
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is responsible for overseeing much of China's international actions. This site contains information on the functions of the NDRC as well as recent news and policy updates.
The Public Construction Commission (PCC) regulates and enforces construction within China. This site contains a list of the current regulations, publications and statistics, news happening within the industry, and information on working with the Chinese government.
The State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT) is responsible for regulating broadcasting in China. SARFT grants licenses to operators, regulates radio spectrum frequencies, allocates resources to operators, determines equipment standards, and ensures appropriateness of broadcasts in order to protect consumers. The site contains information such as media policies and regulations, administrative agency, publishing procedures, and so on. This resource is only available in Chinese.
The Communications Regulation Commission, also known as Comisión de Regulación de Comunicaciones (CRC), regulates communications by promoting fair competition, issuing regulations and permits to operators, determining standards for equipment, monitoring services, and resolving conflicts among consumers and operators. The site contains information about the CRC, its ongoing projects, the telecommunications industry as a whole, and citizen services. Recent press releases and other important notices are also available.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, also known as Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural, is in charge of the safety, development, and productivity of the agricultural industry in Colombia. The site provides information regarding the organization's regulations and programs. Only available in Spanish.
The National Institute of Health, also known as Instituto Nacional de Salud (INS), is responsible for the medical research and regulation of the Colombian healthcare industry. This site contains information on public services and educational resources for the public. Only available in Spanish.
The Supervisory Agency of Finance, also known as Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the entire financial services industry in Colombia. This site provides a list of regulations, recent financial news sorted by sector, a data and reports library, and information for consumers and supervised institutions.
The Colombian Space Commission, also known as Comisión Colombiana del Espacio (CCE), strengthens Colombia's knowledge of the Earth and outer space by means of modern technologies and information provided by missions on communications, Earth observation, and satellite navigation. The CCE website contains information about the commission's various areas of regulation as well as a listing of upcoming events. A library of publications contains publications about geographic analysis, science and technology, satellite navigation, and agency documents. Site is only available in Spanish.
The National Regulation Authority of Information and Communications Technology (ANRTIC) regulates ICT in Comoros. The ANRTIC approves tariffs, enforces fair competition, promotes low prices, manages frequencies, approves equipment, ensures operators' compliance with legislation, and also promotes the interests of consumers. Only available in French.
The Ministry of Health, also known as Ministerio de Salud, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare industry within Costa Rica. This site contains press releases, regulations, and a listing of services for both citizens and businesses. Only available in Spanish.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Agency of Cote d'Ivoire (ARTCI) enforces regulations regarding telecommunications. A few of ARTCI's duties include defining standards for operators to comply with, determining prices of services, issuing operating permits, and managing radio frequencies. The site contains information about the regulated sectors, laws and regulations, procedures, and decisions. Some features are only available in French.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Croatian healthcare industry. This site contains information on services and regulations, strategy plans, and important documents relevant to healthcare in Croatia. It is only available in Croatian.
The Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Croatian Financial Services Industry. The site contains regulations, decrees, and statements as well as specific information sorted by applicable sector of the industry.
The Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) goal is to promote stability, competition, and growth in the electronic communications and postal services market. The site provides market analysis and other information for both operators and consumers in the network industries.
The Ministry of Public Health, also known as Ministerio de Salud Pública, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Cuban Healthcare Industry. This site contains information on regulations, services, and statistics. Only available in Spanish.
The Cyprus RadioTelevision Authority (CRTA) is the radio television regulatory authority for Cyprus. The CRTA site provides information about authority itself, its composition, legislation, and recent news. English version available with limited content.
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) is responsible for overseeing the investment services market and regulating transferable securities transactions. The site contains information about the CySEC, regulated entities, regulatory framework, and investor protection.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for economic policy development and the regulation of public funds within Cyprus. The site explains the divisions, services, and departments of the ministry. It also contains publications, economic indicators, legislation, and the minister's press releases.
The Council for Radio and Television Broadcasting (RRTV) regulates broadcasting in the Czech Republic. The RRTV supervises broadcasting operators to ensure their compliance with legislation, grants licenses, and monitors broadcasting content. In addition, RRTV advises broadcasting operators, manages frequencies and territorial ranges of frequencies, and regulates disputes among consumers and producers. The site provides a list of broadcasting operators.
Czech Space Office (CSO) is an organization that aims to develop space activities in the Czech Republic and to increase involvement of Czech research, development, and industrial institutions in international space projects. The site allows users to search through leaflets and brochures by article type, type of user, and by an assortment of programs and organizations. In addition, the site contains various project infosheets, news articles, and press releases.
The State Institute for Drug Control (SUKL) regulates the safe production of pharmaceuticals in the Czech Republic. SUKL is responsible for the surveillance of advertising and marketing medicines and medical devices. The site contains various databases which allow users to search for clinical trials, medicinal products, and pharmacies. Articles covering the results of recent clinical trials are also posted on the homepage.
The Czech Telecommunication Office regulates electronic communications and postal services in the Czech Republic. Additionally, the office regulates the markets and business conditions, as well as works to ensure fair economic competition. The website provides resources including publications, information on consumer protection, and telecommunications.
The Agency for Post and Electronic Communication (ARPCE) regulates telecommunications in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The site contains information about the agency itself, operators and service providers, observatories, and recent news. Site is only available in French.
The Danish Agency for Digitization implements IT projects that focus on digitizing Denmark in order to provide better services to businesses and citizens. The agency operates a number of national digital service solutions, develops business cases and plans for profit realization, forms IT policies, and develops new technologies. The site provides detailed information about the agency and its activities, IT news, and figures and statistics related to the industry.
The Danish Business Authority is responsible for contributing to sustainable economic development and increasing Denmark's competitiveness. In addition, the authority is also responsible for regulating competition in the telecommunications and internet market. This site details the responsibilities of the authority and regulations within the telecommunications sector.
The Danish Medicines Agency (DKMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries within Denmark. The site contains information on licensing and supervision, product information, medical devices, pharmacies, and sale of medicines. A library of publications about pharmaceutical research and development is also available.
The Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate aims to prevent climate change and addresses energy issues, meteorology, and buildings. It also conducts national geological surveys in Denmark and Greenland. The site contains information on the ministry's policies, legislation, an overview of the issues it is tasked to cover, and its EU and international policies. In addition, the site provides facts about energy supply, savings, and security, as well as recent news and press releases.
Finanstilsynet (FSA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Danish financial services industry. The site contains a list of laws, regulations, and statistics about the financial services industry in Denmark. An English version of the site is available, however, some features are only available in Danish.
The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark includes the AgriFish Agency, the Veterinary and Food Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Nature Agency, and the Coastal Authority. The Ministry as a whole is responsible for administrative and research tasks in the areas of environmental protection, farming, and food production. The site provides information about laws and policies covered by the agencies under the ministry's umbrella. In addition, users may access sections with recent news and publications.
The National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark aims to create and expand knowledge about Earth and space physics as well as related space technologies. The institute fosters scientific research within Earth and space physics, provides technological research, and creates educational opportunities for new scientists and engineers. The website provides research information to its users as well as educational material. A news section also provides users with recent articles, photos, and videos related to the aerospace industry in Denmark.
The Superintendency of Banks (SB) is responsible for the supervision and regulation of the banking sector of the Dominican Republic's financial services industry. The site contains information on the regulations and services of which the SB controls. Recent announcements, news, and statistical reports are also provided by the site. Only available in Spanish.
The Superintendencia del Mercado de Valores del la República Dominica (SIMV), or the superintendent of the stock market is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities market within the Dominican Republic's financial services industry. This site contains a list of regulations, projects, services, and strategic plans for the SIMV. Only available in Spanish.
The Telecommunications Regulatory and Control Agency, also known as Agencia de Regulacion y Control de las Telecomunicaciones (ARCOTEL), is the body that regulates telecommunications in Ecuador, which includes managing the radio spectrum. ARCOTEL creates policies and regulations that are then implemented by the Ministry of Telecommunications. ARCOTEL also grants licenses to operators and promotes high competition within their regulatory framework. Its site contains information about the council itself, its programs and services, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society, also known as Ministerio de Telecomunicaciones y de la Sociedad de la Información (MINTEL), regulates telecommunications and information technology in Ecuador, among other fields. MINTEL implements policies for operators to comply with and also gives advice to operators, promotes competition, and ensures efficient and quality products. The site contains information about the ministry, its programs and services, related publications, and recent news. Only available in Spanish.
The Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA) is in charge of the administration and execution of the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Program. They conduct scientific research on planetary and space sciences and push forward the development of science in the educational system in Ecuador. The EXA website contains information about the space program and its history, missions, astronauts, satellites, and services provided by the agency.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation conducts numerous studies every year with the objective of trying to determine the best policies for the development of the Egyptian agriculture industry. This site includes all of their publications as well as contact information for the ministry. Only available in Arabic. Note: this site sometimes loads slowly.
The Ministry of Health and Population is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Egyptian healthcare industry. This site contains information on regulation, guidelines, and educational handouts. Available in Arabic only.
Egypt's National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) is the pioneering Egyptian institution in the field of satellite remote sensing. The sector of remote sensing works on data provided by earth observation satellites to produce maps and spatial data for evaluation of natural resources and natural hazards. The sector of space science develops sensors for earth observation to be mounted on satellites, and it also deals with problems involving communication with satellites.
The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) oversees telecommunications in Egypt. The three main responsibilities of the NTRA are policy and licensing, competition safeguards, and interconnection regulation between licensed operators. This site provides updates on the industry as well as a list of approved devices and various forms.
The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) regulates and supervises non-banking financial markets. This site provides information covering microfinance, pension funds, and insurance.
The Department of Finance, also known as Superintendencia del Sistema Financiero, is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the entire financial services Industry within El Salvador. The site contains statistics, regulations, and financial statements.
The Ministry of Health, also known as Ministerio de Salud, is charged with the education, oversight, and regulation of the healthcare industry within El Salvador. The site contains a listing of news, policies, and services provided by the Ministry of Health.
The Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications, also known as Supertendencia General de Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones (SIGET), regulates both electricity and telecommunications in El Salvador. Its website provides a variety of information regarding electricity and telecommunications. It also provides a service guide, news, publications, and announcements.
The Ministry of Mines, Industry, and Energy is the official national regulatory agency for the minerals and energy industries in Equatorial Guinea. The site contains general information on the ministry and the industries involved.
The Agency of Medicines of Estonia is charged with the oversight and regulation of the healthcare and pharmaceuticals industries within Estonia. The site contains information on regulations, drug trials, and proper healthcare techniques in Estonia.
Finantsinspektsioon is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the entire financial services industry within Estonia. The site contains annual reports, market data, and information on financial supervision.
The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Estonia is responsible for the implementation of tax, financial, and fiscal policies in Estonia. The ministry's website provides information on the ministry and its main activities, press releases related to the financial services industry in Estonia, and links to other useful resources.
The Ministry of Rural Affairs is responsible for the drafting and implementation of natural development plans. This page includes links to news about areas the ministry is involved in as well as information about the role of the ministry in Estonia and the greater European Union.
The Eswatini Posts & Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) is composed of two units, EswatiniTelecom and EswatiniPost. EswatiniTelecom is committed to modernizing telecommunication technology and does this by providing a spectrum of global telecommunication through internet services and telephone services. EswatiniPost is Swaziland's mover of written communication, which it tries to do in the most cost-effective way.
Telecommunication services in Ethiopia are provided under a monopoly in the control of Ethio Telecom, formerly the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC). Ethio Telecom regulates telecommunications by ensuring quality telecom services, authorizing and monitoring frequencies, specifying technical standards, regulating tariffs, regulating equipment, and licensing operators of telecom services.
The mission of the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development is to promote the sustainable development of Europe's agriculture and to ensure the well-being of its rural areas. This site is divided into several sections within the agricultural industry and includes many forecasts and analytical articles. (The site is also available in many European languages).
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) protects and promotes public health through the evaluation of medicines. The EMA provides recommendations on the quality and safety of medicines. They apply evaluation procedures to help bring new medicines to the European Union.
The European Space Agency's (ESA) mission is to shape the development of Europe's space capabilities. The ESA's programs are designed to find out more about the Earth and the Solar System. They also develop satellite-based technologies and services, as well as promote European industries.
The Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) is responsible for the regulation of medicinal products for human and veterinary use in the European Economic Area. The HMA focuses on the development, coordination, and consistency of the European medical regulatory system. Its site contains information about the authorities of HMA as well as the regulations associated with human and veterinary medicines.
The Ministry of Health & Medical Services is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the healthcare industry within Fiji. This site contains information regarding the ministry and available health services as well as a media center with various articles, press releases, and speeches related to improving the healthcare industry.
The Finland Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the entire Finnish financial services industry. The site contains information on regulation, securities registration, statistics, and publications made by FIN-FSA.
The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) is a body of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and its main purpose is to regulate communications and electronic media in Finland. The site provides industry news and general information about the Internet, telephone, TV, radio, postal, cyber security, and spectrum industries.
The Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea) promotes the health and safety of the population by regulating medicinal, blood and tissue products, and by developing the pharmaceuticals sector. The site provides medicine databases, a directory of pharmacies, and veterinary information.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry steers the policy on sustainable use of natural resources and is in charge of a broad array of resources in Finland including agriculture, fisheries, land development, and the care of game animals. A variety of facts, reports, and publications are also provided by the site.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications is responsible for both transportation policy and communications policy in Finland. The site provides information on transport and communication policies, industry issues, and press releases.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities and financial markets segments of the financial services industry in France. The site provides information about market participants and products, warnings, regulations, and sanctions and settlements. In addition, the site provides the latest news and relevant publications.
The French Telecommunications and Post Regulator (ARCEP) regulates telecommunications and postal services. The site provides news, publications, major files, and reports concerning the industry.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Food is responsible for the regulation of agriculture, fisheries, forestry, and food. The site provides information on various agricultural sectors, the members of the department, press releases, publications, and media. The majority of the website is only available in French, but an "English contents" section is available. This section lists articles and videos that summarize issues the ministry deems important.
France's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health oversees issues of social exclusion, unemployment, racism, sexism, and social justice. The Ministry is also responsible for regulating the public healthcare facilities and managing the health insurance sector of the French Social Security system. They also set prices pertaining to healthcare goods and services. Their site includes ministry information, campaigns, press documents, statistics, and publications. Only available in French.
The National Security Agency of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the French Healthcare Industry. This site contains information on news, activities, publications, and services as provided by the ANSM. Only available in French.
The Higher Audiovisual Council (CSA) is responsible for regulating broadcasting in France. The CSA allocates frequencies to broadcasters, protects consumers, resolves disputes, and ensures the protection of French culture in broadcasts. The site provides general information about the council, television and radio, interactive services, press releases, and legal documents. Website is only available in French.
The Ministry of Finance of Georgia (MOF) is a regulatory agency that works to ensure development and adherence to legislation in regards to budgeting, accounting, and taxation within Georgia. The official MOF site provides an overview of the ministry and its responsibilities, and also covers topics such as budget, public debt, and the taxation system in depth.
The Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) regulates electronic communications, broadcasting, and postal services. The website of the GNCC includes information about the commission, regulations, legal acts, and news.
The German Medical Association is the central organization in the system of medical self-administration in Germany. It represents the interests of physicians in matters relating to professional policy and plays an active role in opinion-forming processes with regard to health, social policy, and in legislative procedures. The site contains information about health tips for patients and it explains how the organization will assist doctors in the medical field.
The Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Germany. The site contains information about its structure and functions, as well as topics such as supervision, consumers, international, and recent news.
The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) is responsible for licensing and registering finished medicinal products as proof of safety and efficacy. BfArM monitors the risks of medicinal products by collecting and evaluating laboratory reports. The institute also evaluates and develops safe medical devices in Germany. The BfArM site contains information about the institute and its functions, medicinal products, and medical devices. Various research documents covering topics such as pharmacogenomics, pharmacoepidemiology, safety of medical devices, neuropsychopharmacology, special indications, and biostatistics are also available.
The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy is responsible for policy and regulatory development that impacts the business services, energy, technology, and hospitality and travel industries. This site contains information on the various trade agencies Germany is involved with, as well as statistical data and policies.
The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) aims to promote a balanced and healthy diet, ensuring that everyday goods are safe. The ministry assists in the development of clear consumer rights and helps to ensure that the agricultural sector is strong and able to perform the duties required of it.
Germany's Federal Ministry of Health is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the quality of the health care system and the prevention, rehabilitation, and disability policy for the country. The ministry's goals include the continuation of safeguards and further developing the effectiveness of health insurance. Its website contains information about the ministry itself, prevention, long-term care, and health. Recent topics in healthcare are also posted on the homepage.
The Federal Network Agency (BNA) is a body that regulates the telecommunications and postal sectors in Germany, among other sectors such as electricity, gas, and railway markets. For telecommunications and post, the BNA is responsible for securing fair competition, promoting telecommunications in public institutions, securing efficient frequencies, and protecting consumers by resolving problems. The BNA website provides information to users about their responsibilities in each of their respective areas along with pertinent stakeholder information.
DLR, the German Aerospace Center, is Germany‘s national research center for aeronautics and space. Their research also includes the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport, defense, and security. DLR conducts research into Earth and the solar system; it delivers important data for the preservation of our environment and develops environment-friendly technologies to enhance power supply, mobility, communication, and security. The DLR website provides overviews of their responsibilities in aeronautics, space, transport, energy, and security. Recent news related to the DLR, as well as information about its previous and current missions, is also available on the site.
The Media Authorities are in charge of regulating radio and television in Germany and granting licenses to broadcasting operators to ensure that producers fulfill the requirements of the legislation. The authorities also strive to create a level playing field in the industry, while also safeguarding the interests of consumers, by mediating disputes and developing equipment standards. This site is only available in German.
The National Communications Authority (NCA) regulates telecommunications in Ghana by granting licenses for operation, ensuring fair competition among licensees, monitoring the quality of service, setting equipment standards, protecting consumers by providing safeguard mechanisms, and coordinating frequencies with neighboring countries. The site provides information for consumers and stakeholders, licensing and relevant projects, and recent news.
The Hellenic Capital Market Commission (HCMC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the capital market sector of the Greek financial services industry. The site provides detailed information about its various responsibilities, such as its supervision of market intermediaries and listed companies, market surveillance, and money laundering. In addition, the site provides information about legal framework, the European Securities and Markets Authority, and a list of warnings for potential investors in the Greek marketplace.
The Hellenic Telecommunications and Post Commission (EETT) regulates the electronic communications and postal services sectors in Greece. The EETT supervises service operators, grants licenses, ensures consumer protection, promotes fair competition, and promotes innovation and investment. Information is provided on the website for consumers, electronic communication operators, and postal services operators.
The Ministry for Rural Development and Food is in charge of ensuring the safety of several types of crops grown in Greece. It is also in charge of the regulation of how to farm these plants. The site includes general information on the ministry, as well as news and a list of useful links.
Greece's National Organization for Medicines (EOF) protects public health in relation to medicinal products, medical devices, supplements, and cosmetics. The EOF evaluates new safe and effective products, control the production of medicines to meet the standards of good manufacturing, and promotes medical and pharmaceutical research. The site provides announcements for various products and laws. Only available in Greek.
The Ministry of Public Health and Welfare (MSPAS), was established to ensure the right to health of the inhabitants of Guatemala. The MSPAS regulates the health services, and controls the financing and management of the resources, orienting it towards health promotion, disease prevention and people recovery and rehabilitation with quality and equity. This resource is only available in Spanish.
The Superintendency of Telecommunications (SIT) is a technical body of the Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure, and Housing in Guatemala. SIT manages the operation of the radio spectrum, grants licenses to telecommunications providers, resolves disputes, ensures producer compliance with legislation, and promotes international treaties and agreements. This website is only available in Spanish.
The National Telecommunications Commission (CONATEL) regulates the telecommunications sector in Honduras. CONATEL promotes the modernization of telecommunications equipment, private investment, and free and fair competition. The CONATEL website provides news and notices, regulations, and information about the services they provide. Only available in Spanish.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) is the governmental authority in Hong Kong responsible for maintaining monetary and banking stability through policy development and regulation. This site contains publications, statistics, and regulations as overseen by the HKMA.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the food and beverage industry within Hong Kong. The site posts recent news about the food industry including incident posts and alerts of food recalls. Additionally, information about import control, export certification, slaughterhouses, animal monitoring, food legislation, and other topics is available for those interested in moving their food-related business to Hong Kong.
The Communications Authority (CA) regulates the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in Hong Kong. The CA briefs officials and proposes legislation and regulatory policies relating to the sectors. The authority grants service licenses, deals with complaints, manages the radio frequency spectrum, develops equipment, and enforces legislation. CA's site contains a media library with press releases, publications, and data and statistics. Specific information regarding policies, regulation, and licensing is also available on the website.
Hong Kong's Drug Office is responsible for the market surveillance of medicines, risk assessments, and complaints of drugs. Additionally, the office is in charge of inspecting the drugs, licensing manufacturers and retailers, and conducting research and development for the improvement of drug standards. The site is designed to provide specific information for consumers, healthcare providers, and those interested in pharmaceutical trade, and the homepage offers sections that are specific to these audiences.
Responsible for the welfare and regulation of the Hong Kong labor market, the Labour Department of Hong Kong offers a series of publications, labor legislation, recommended employment practices, as well as up-to-date information regarding the Hong Kong labor market situation.
The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities and futures sectors of the Hong Kong financial services industry. The site contains a list of rules, regulations, publications, and services provided by the SFC.
The Ministry of Rural Development provides central governance for agriculture, game management, fisheries, and food sectors. This website includes links to all of the laws imposed on these areas as well as information on protected food and beverages within Hungary.
The National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYÉI) is a licensing and administrative authority for pharmaceutical products. The OGYÉI also evaluates medicines, issues licenses, and supervises medical testing. The site includes news as well as information regarding authorization, supervision, methodology, and drugs. Some information is only available in Hungarian.
The National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) regulates media, electronic communications, and postal and IT services in Hungary. The authority manages radio frequency, issues licenses to operators, promotes the innovation of equipment, maintains competition, and promotes investment into the media and entertainment industries. The site includes news, legislation, market data, and links to other important European organizations.
Iceland's Ministry of Social Affairs deals with policy-making relating to social affairs, health, and social security. This site provides an overview of the ministry as well as some of its legislation and publications.
The Post and Telecom Administration of Iceland (PTA) is responsible for regulating the post and telecommunications sectors in Iceland. The roles of the Ministry are to issue licenses to telecommunications providers, mediate disputes, promote the innovation of equipment, and ensure appropriate broadcasts to protect the consumer.
The Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Iceland. The site contains a list of regulations, statistics, and annual reports published by the FME.
The Icelandic Medicines Agency (IMA) is responsible for assessing the quality and safety of medicinal products in Iceland. They provide inspections to confirm that regulatory requirements are fulfilled. The IMA website serves as a source of information for health professionals and the public. The site includes information regarding licenses, inspections, and Medical devices. It also has a section covering the latest medical publications.
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization in India sets standards and regulatory measures for medications. The organization provides guidance on health issues and medicines. They also regulate the standards of imported drugs and clinical research in India. Various regulatory documents and forms are available to download for free in PDF from the website.
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare functions as the main agency in charge of the research, production, and regulation of all agriculture and food products produced in India. The department's site contains a variety of issues on its responsibilities, regulations, and current initiatives. A section dedicated to reports and publications contains numerous documents about a variety of agricultural topics, and all publications are downloadable in PDF.
The main functions of India's Department of Commerce are regulation, development, and promotion of India’s international trade and commerce through the creation of appropriate international trade and commercial policy. This site specifically contains information on those policies, as well as current news, statistics, and contact information.
The Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for maintaining India's international relations. The site provides information about various diplomatic activities and visits, a treaties database, and bilateral/multilateral documents. In addition, the site contains various external links, recent news, and video briefings.
The Ministry of Finance is divided into multiple parts and is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the aggregate financial services industry in India. Information on all departments in the ministry (economic affairs, expenditures, revenues, financial services, and disinvestment) is provided, along with yearly economic surveys, taxation and legislation information, investment information, and statistics.
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) is responsible for formulating and implementing the policies and plans related to the food processing industry. The site provides information for investors and stakeholders, current research projects, and related government agencies, as well as statistics about food-processing in India.
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) is responsible for maintaining and improving the healthcare system and population control measures of India. An overview of the ministry links to its various departments and programs and reports are listed on the website along with information regarding medical education and counseling.
The Ministry of Textiles of India is responsible for policy formulation, planning, development, export promotion, and trade regulation with respect to the apparel and textiles industry. The ministry's site provides information regarding the specific sectors in the apparel and textiles industry, related statistics, and recent news. Information about the ministry, its responsibilities, and regulations are also provided by the site.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities sector of the financial services industry within India. The site contains a list of regulations, publications, statistics, and news.
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is responsible for both the telecom and broadcasting sectors in India. The TRAI issues licenses to operators and creates regulations for them to comply with. The site provides regulations, directions, recommendations, and consultations for consumers and companies in regards to telecommunication.
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination, and promotion of biomedical research. Aside from information about research and a directory of council directors, publications regarding medical research and scientific forms are available and may be downloaded from the website in PDF.
The Ministry of Agriculture of Indonesia is in charge of regulating the agricultural commodities business. This site contains directories of the ministry's various programs, a database of important information, and a list of publications. Site only available in Indonesian.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for overseeing healthcare services in Indonesia. The site includes public information, public services, data publications, and news. Some pages are available only in Indonesian.
The Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) strengthens and implements guidance, control, and development of rocket technology, satellites, and aviation. The site provides news, regulations, general institute information, services, and news.
The Indonesian Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (BRTI) is in charge of regulating Indonesia's telecommunications sector. The site includes general information on BRTI, events, press releases, news, and current policies. Only available in Indonesian.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) focuses on assuring reliable, affordable, and clean energy around the world through proper policy development and regulation. This site features energy statistics worldwide through publications and papers, newsletters, events, and workshops. IEA also publishes the World Energy Outlook, an annual flagship publication that is available in a variety of languages. Most publications and papers require paid subscriptions or pay-per-article; however, universities and developing country clients receive a discount.
This is the official webpage of Iran's Ministry of Agriculture. The site contains statistics, rules and regulations, and news on the agriculture industry in Iran. Only available in Persian.
The Iranian Space Agency (ISA) was created to develop and research remote sensing, which provides Iran with direct access to satellite images. Its official website contains research, satellite images, and news on space travel. Site only available in Persian.
The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) regulates all broadcasting content by granting licenses to operators and ensuring their compliance, encouraging technological innovation, and promoting fair competition in the industry. The BAI strives to protect consumers by guaranteeing high quality, affordable, and appropriate broadcasts. The site includes current projects, publications, information on licensing, and lists of broadcasters.
The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) is responsible for the regulation of the electronic communications sector, which includes telecommunications, radio communications, and broadcasting transmission, as well as the postal sector. The main roles of ComReg are to protect consumers by resolving disputes and ensuring quality products, promotion of competition, and encouraging innovation. Their site includes publications, consultations, licensing, and services.
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine website contains all of the links and documentation that one may need regarding the food and agriculture industries in Ireland. The department itself is in charge of all policies and support related to those industries in Ireland. Publications, legislation, news, and PDF documents on different agricultural sectors are available on the website.
The mission of Ireland's Department of Defence is to provide for the military defense of Ireland and to contribute to national and international peace and security. The site includes publications, press releases, and news.
The Department of Finance of Ireland works to support the achievement of the government's economic and social objectives by promoting a sound, sustainable economic and budgetary environment, continuing improvements in the efficiency of public services, and an effective framework for financial services. This resource includes sections on the Irish government's budget and tax policies.
The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the policy development and regulation of international trade with Ireland. The site provides information on passports, citizenship, travel advice, and Irish embassies and consulates.
The Department of Health is responsible for improving the health and well-being of people in Ireland in a manner that promotes better health for everyone, fair access, responsive and appropriate care delivery, and high performance. The site includes a news center, publications and statistics, and information about projects being done by the department.
The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) protects the public and animal health by regulating medicines, medical devices, and healthcare products. They also monitor the safety of cosmetics. The HPRA website includes product listings, descriptions of different medicines, current topics in medicine and legislation, as well as news and publications.
The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the securities and capital markets sectors of the Israeli financial services industry. The site contains information sorted by sub-sectors (such as for mutual funds only) and international and domestic regulatory information.
The Ministry of Communications is responsible for regulating telecommunications in Israel. Examples of the ministry's duties include formulating regulatory policies, supervising providers and ensuring their compliance with legislation, supervising the postal authority, setting tariffs, and managing the electromagnetic spectrum.
The Ministry of Health bears national responsibility for ensuring the health of the population of Israel. The Ministry determines the policy on matters of health and medical services, and is in charge of planning, supervision and control, licensing and coordination of the health system’s services.
The Second Authority for Radio and Television regulates the broadcasting market in Israel. Examples of duties include determining legislation and ensuring the compliance with these regulations, examining broadcast schedules, and ensuring the appropriateness and truthfulness of broadcasts.
The Israeli Space Agency (ISA) is a part of Israel's Ministry of Science and Technology. The ISA promotes both academic research and research institutes to support the development of innovative space technologies as well as to create the next reserve of scientists in space research and education.
The Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) promotes good health through medicines by setting pharmaceutical policies and assuring their consistent application nationwide. AIFA promotes pharmaceutical research and development to further the safety and efficiency of drugs and medical devices. The site provides information on pricing and reimbursement, medical and scientific information, assessment and registration, and inspections and certifications.
The Italian Space Agency (ASI) is a significant player in space science, satellite technology, and the development of mobile systems for exploring the Universe. The site provides users with educational information as well as current news, missions and projects, and a deeper look into the agency. Some parts of the site are in Italian.
The Authority for Communications (AGCOM) regulates communications in Italy by implementing licenses to operators, promoting fair and accessible competition, resolving disputes, protecting copyrights, and supervising the quality and appropriateness of communication products to protect consumers. The site provides statistics on telecommunications in Italy, information on postal services, and access to a user section for consumers. This website is only available in Italian.
The Ministry of Health has been assigned the responsibility to look over the healthcare, veterinary health care, and occupational healthcare industries, as well as coordinate national health services and regulate hygiene and food safety in Italy. The site offers information on the ministry such as the functions, organizations, and information on the National Health Council. The site provides tools and services for users. Only available in Italian.
The National Commission for Society and the Stock Market (CONSOB) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Italian Financial Services Industry. The site contains a list of laws and resources, as well as an education section that covers basic legal financial material.
The Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica is responsible for monitoring and regulating broadcast radio and television. The commission monitors licensees and ensures their compliance with regulations, which the commission creates. The site includes information on services provided by the commission as well as a library of broadcasting laws, regulations, and codes which open in PDF.
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Jamaican financial services industry. The site also contains featured articles and speeches, information on financial education and literacy, and general information about the FSC.
The Ministry of Health's (MOH) mission is to ensure the provision of quality health services and to promote healthy lifestyles and environmental practices in Jamaica. The ministry, together with its regional health authorities, agencies, and related organizations, make up the public health system and are responsible for healthcare delivery across the island. The MOH website provides current news regarding healthcare and pharmaceuticals as well as information about the ministry's services.
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) specializes in space development, as well as aviation research and development. Exploring space and pursuing aerospace fields are JAXA's greatest missions. The site includes topics, press releases, missions, and global activities.
The Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) is responsible for the regulation and oversight of the atomic energy industry in Japan. This site contains a list of news, information, publications, and JAEA research and development.
The Japan Railway Construction, Transport, and Technology Agency (JRTT) was created to promote the establishment of mass transportation systems in Japan through the creation of railways and marine transportation companies. The JRTT is in charge of ensuring a smooth evolution of Japan's rail, marine, and air transportation industries.
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Japanese financial services industry. The site provides information about various laws and regulations, measures, regulated institutions, and topical information. In addition, the site provides annual reports, announcements, and FAQs related to the financial industry.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is in charge of the promotion and policies of the Japanese Agriculture industry. The site provides many links regarding current promotions, statistics, and policies, as well as annual reports on the department and the industries they oversee.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) offers information on the budget, customs, national property, government bonds, tax policy, and stabilization of Japan. The site also provides links to other major financial institutions in Japan.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare provides regulations on maximum residue limits for agricultural chemicals in foods, basic food and drug regulations, standards for foods, and food additives for Japan. The site includes policy information, news, statistics, and documents.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) regulates the information, communications, and postal services sectors, along with several other systems such as administrative organizations, electoral systems, and disaster prevention. The MIC promotes the fair competition of these sectors while also developing new technological systems for information and communications. The MIC grants licenses to operators and sets tariffs and taxes for regulation.
The National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) conducts testing, research, and studies toward the proper evaluation of the quality, safety, and efficacy of pharmaceutical products, foods, and the numerous chemicals in the living environment. The site includes information on drugs, medical devices, food, and chemicals as well as general information on the NIHS.
The National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) is a research institute attached to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for conducting fundamental and applied research on infectious diseases and setting testing standards for the development of antibiotics and vaccines. The NIID website contains information about the institute, as well as recent news articles and research being done.
The Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) of Japan is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities and capital market sectors of the Japanese financial services industry. The site contains news, regulations, and publications as they apply to Japan.
The Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Jordan. The site contains a list of news, publications, and regulations as well as information on specific services provided by the JSC.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) is responsible for maintaining public health by offering preventive, treatment, and health control services. The ministry also organizes and supervises health services offered by the public and private sectors. The site provides access to publications, health information systems, primary community initiatives, and nutrition education. Certain links on the site are only available in Arabic.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) is responsible for regulating the telecommunications, information technology, and postal sectors in Jordan. The TRC establishes policies for all operators to comply with, and they also grant licenses to all operators. The site lists the commission's laws and by-laws, the regulatory framework in place, consumer information, licensing, and publications.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is responsible for supervising, licensing, and monitoring the capital market and market intermediaries. The site provides information about the regulatory framework of the CMA, investor protection and education, and licensing and approvals. In addition, the site includes news and events, multiple online services, research and policy publications, and information regarding the CMA's upcoming plans for the capital market.
The Communications Authority of Kenya is responsible for facilitating the development of the information and communications sector in Kenya. The authority grants licenses to all operators in the sector, which includes telecommunications, postal, courier, and broadcasting. The website provides users with statutes and regulations, research and statistics, and publications on annual reports, licensing, and current strategies.
The Independent Media Commission (IMC) is responsible for the regulation of the broadcasting frequency spectrum in the Republic of Kosovo. The IMC grants licenses to broadcasters, promotes a competitive industry, resolves disputes among producers, and implements policies to those who provide audio and audiovisual media services.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for regulating Kuwait's Financial Services Industry and Kuwait's international trade. This site contains a listing of all of the relevant laws, guidelines, and circulars distributed by the Ministry. This website is only available in Arabic.
The Electronic Communications Office regulates the telecommunications sector in Latvia. The office issues operation permits, manages the radio frequency spectrum, resolves disputes among consumers and operators, and develops new communications technology. Its site contains basic information about the office itself, its activities and functions, and its commercial services. Site only available in Latvian.
The Financial and Capital Market Commission (FKTK) is in charge of the oversight and regulation of the Latvian financial services industry. The site contains relevant information regarding the commission itself, financial markets, licensing, legislation, statistics, as well as aggregate news and publications.
The National Electronic Mass Media Council regulates the electronic media sector in Latvia by registering broadcasting permits to operators, resolving disputes between consumers and operators, ensuring appropriateness of broadcasts to protect viewers, and promoting competitiveness in the industry.
The State Agency of Medicines of Latvia (SAMLV) implements local and international legislation to ensure that human medicines and medical devices are safe and efficient. SAMLV provides objective information on medicines while ensuring inspection, accreditation, and certification of drug manufacturers and distributors.The SAMLV site contains information about pharmaceutical legislation, services provided by the agency, and recent news posts related to the agency's activities.
The Banking Control Commission of Lebanon (BCCL) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the banking sector of the financial services industry within Lebanon. The site contains a list of news, publications, and memos.
Lebanon's Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) works to improve the health of its citizens by providing them access to services through universal coverage. The website includes information on laws and regulations, medical care, prevention, e-services, and drugs. It also provides statistics, publications, news, events, and conferences. The news articles and announcements are generally in Arabic.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) regulates the telecommunications sector in Lebanon. The website includes information on consultations, regulations, decisions, circulars, licensing, market data, and cybersecurity. The site also includes regulatory and cybersecurity news, as well as a calendar of events.
The Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) is in charge of regulating the communications sector of the country. The site includes information on applying for a license, application forms, complaint lodging, regulation, press releases, and documents available for download such as important legislation.
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) is responsible for mandating the telecom sector through monitoring the compliance of licensees. The official LTA website provides information about the scope of the LTA, its Board of Commissioners, licensing, spectrum management, regulations, and government and consumer affairs.
The Ministry of Commerce & Industry is responsible for the growth and development of Liberia's economy and international trade. The site provides information regarding the ministry's current projects, industry, commerce, intellectual property, and the country's Bureau of Small Business Administration.
The Ministry of Communication and Informatics regulates telecommunication and information technology in Libya. They propose laws and regulations and monitor the compliance of these regulations among service providers. The ministry determines prices and sets standards for communication. They promote competition in the industries and strive to protect consumer interests in the communication sector. Available only in Arabic.
The Financial Market Authority (FMA) of Liechtenstein, also known as Finanzmarktaufsicht Liechtenstein, is the independent financial market supervisory authority that is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry in Liechtenstein. The site contains resources sorted by individual sectors as well as reports, news, and general market and financial information.
The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania is responsible for the regulation of radio and television broadcasts. The commission grants licenses to service providers and ensures their compliance with legislation. It also allocates radio frequencies for broadcasting and transmitting radio and television programs.
The State Medicines Control Agency (SMCA) of Lithuania is responsible for the protection of public health through the evaluation and supervision of medicines for human use. The SMCA supervises manufacturing authorization holders, wholesale distributors, and pharmacies in Lithuania.
The Luxembourg Institute of Regulation (ILR) is responsible for regulating previously monopolized sectors including electronic communications, electricity, radio frequencies, postal services, natural gas, rail, and airports. The ILR also acts as a mediator for disputes among industries and complaints by consumers. The site contains annual reports, brochures, and publications. This website is only available in French.
The Financial Sector Surveillance Commission (CSSF) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry in Luxembourg. This site includes laws, regulations, and statistics sorted by sector as well as circulars, press releases, annual reports, and publications. The CSSF website also provides information about the composition of the European System of Financial Supervision and information for consumers.
Luxembourg's Ministry of Health studies public health problems, advises public authorities and communities on health issues, ensures compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and takes necessary emergency measures to protect the public's health. The ministry also collaborates on national and international levels to develop and implement health policies. The site explains the healthcare system in Luxembourg regarding its departments, services, and financing. It also provides information about diseases, prevention methods, health occupations, and the rights of citizens. Resources are only available in French.
The National Programming Council (CNP) is responsible for the regulation of audiovisual media in Luxembourg. They closely monitor the programs to ensure the protection of minors from inappropriate or offensive material. The CNP mediates disputes and complaints from consumers while also promoting the development of new audiovisual technology. The website contains legislation, media education, and documentation. Some features on the site are only available in French.
The Bureau of Telecommunications Regulation (CTT) is responsible for monitoring the communications and postal sectors in Macau. The CTT grants licenses to service providers and ensures their compliance, while also protecting consumers by promoting fair competition and cheap prices. This site provides industry information, policies and regulations, and statistics. Some content is only available in Portuguese and Chinese.
The Agency for Audio and Audiovisual Media Services regulates the broadcasting sector of the country. The site includes information on members of the council, news, sessions, legislation, broadcasters, operators, publications, and forms.
The Regulatory Authority of Madagascar Communication Technologies (ARTEC) grants licenses and ensures compliance with regulations in the communications and radio sectors. ARTEC promotes the development of new technologies to enhance telecommunications as wells as manages the frequency spectrum for the radio industry. Only available in French.
The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) makes regulations that govern the communications sector in Malawi. MACRA issues licenses to providers, and then monitors compliance with these rules and regulations. MACRA mediates disputes and complaints by industry members or consumers, and they also strive to protect the interests of consumers through quality communications. The website provides information on the organizational structure, policy and legislation, and licensing.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) in Malaysia is responsible for ensuring adherence to tax and budget regulations. The official MOF website provides information on the current economic status and business environment in Malaysia as well as downloadable publications and statistics. Although this site is available in English, some portions may only be viewed in Malay.
The National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) in Malaysia ensures the quality and safety of pharmaceutical products. The NPRA site contains information about the agency, press releases, a newsletter section, and a product search feature.
The Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA) is responsible for developing the country's potential in the space sector to support economic development, generate knowledge, and strengthen national security infrastructure. The ANGKASA site provides users with information regarding space science, current programs, and technology. Although an English version of this site is available, some portions of the site are only available in Malay.
The Malaysian Securities Commission (SC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Malaysian financial services industry. The SC site contains information on legislation, licensing, enforcement, and statistics about capital markets.
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) implements and enforces laws pertaining to communications and multimedia. The site provides information on industry sectors and contains databases of publications, statistics, and legislation. An events calendar is also displayed. Site only available in Malay.
The purpose of the Ministry of Health is to establish systems for health, well-being, and social protection of its people. Their goal is to provide affordable, accessible, and high-quality healthcare services as well as drug rehabilitation services. The Ministry of Health also strengthens the mechanisms for protecting the rights of its children, women, persons with disabilities, and the elderly.
The Malta Broadcasting Authority monitors and regulates all radio and television broadcasts in the Maltese Islands. The broadcasting authority ensures producers' compliance with legal and license obligations. They also work to solve controversies in the industries and ensure consumer interests by promoting affordable and quality programs.
The Malta Communications Authority (MCA) is responsible for the regulation of the electronic communications sector, e-commerce, and the postal sector. The MCA also promotes competition, protects consumers, and encourages innovation.
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Malta. The site contains a list of regulations and publications as used by the MFSA.
The mission of the Medicines Authority is the protection of public health in Malta through the regulation of medicinal products and pharmaceutical activities. The authority provides licensing, monitoring, and inspection services for pharmaceutical activities.
The Ministry for Health is responsible for regulating health institutions, promoting healthy living, supporting the elderly, and offering rehabilitation for the disabled of Malta. Its official website includes information on healthy living, events, health institutions, services it offers, and health promotion.
The Regulatory Authority of Mauritania is responsible for telecommunications and post, as well as the regulation of water and electricity. The Authority ensures that producers comply with the law and are protecting the interests of users with fair prices and quality services. This site serves as an overview of the various areas of regulation of the Authority and contains a number of publications created by the Authority. Website is only available in French.
The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life tries to enhance the health status of the population and improve the quality of healthcare delivery through monitoring the sanitation of hospitals, clinics, and blood transfusion centers and collaborating with other organization to approve pharmaceuticals for public use. The site provides information about various departments and hospitals, statistical data, relevant laws, and recent news and events.
The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) is an independent government agency that is responsible for regulating telecommunication and broadcasting services. The site provides information about the industry, relevant statistical information, resources, and relevant announcements. This site is only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for monitoring the universal healthcare system and approving medical facilities. They also regulate the importation standards of drugs, medical goods, and agricultural products. The site provides information on hospitals, institutes, and standards. Only available in Spanish.
The National Banking and Securities Commission, Comision Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNBV), is charged with the oversight and regulation of the banking and brokerage sectors of the Mexican financial services industry. The site contains information on regulation, statistics, and international affairs as regulated by the CNBV. Website only available in Spanish.
The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries, and Food pursues and researches policies for the betterment of the Agriculture and Food and Beverage industries. The organization also aims to improve the quality of the Mexican ecosystem and rural living. The site provides information on international affairs, international trade negotiations, and agricultural ministries. Website available in Spanish only.
The Mexican Ministry of Finance is responsible for the regulation and use of public funds as well as the development of economic policy. The site provides official information on the Mexican economy, including basic data as well as documents and reports on the economic policy. Site is only available in Spanish.
The Council for Coordination on the Audiovisual Activity (CCA) in Moldova is responsible for ensuring a competitive market in the audiovisual sector. The CCA grants licenses to providers and ensures the compliance of these rules. The Council also promotes technological advances in the audiovisual industry. This website is only available in Romanian.
The National Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Information Technology (ANRCETI) is responsible for regulating activity in the electronic communications and information technology sectors. They promote competition and ensure that users benefit with fair prices and quality of services in communications and information. The site includes news, consultations, legislation, and statistics.
The Agency for Electronic Media of Montenegro is the regulatory body for the production and broadcasting of electronic communication. The site provides information about various laws and regulations, broadcasters, and various documents.
The High Authority of Audiovisual Communication (HACA) is responsible for the sector of audiovisual communication, which includes television and radio. HACA grants licenses for audiovisual services and ensures the compliance with these legal provisions. HACA also ensures the quality of radio frequencies for broadcast programs.
L’Autorité Marocaine Du Marché Des Capitaux (AMMC) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Moroccan financial services industry. The site contains applicable information for both investors and participating companies as well as a list of regulations to ensure the protection of savings and proper functioning of savings. Some parts of the site are only available in French.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for the development and implementation of government policy in the field of population health. It coordinates policy objectives and actions that contribute to raising the level of health in Morocco and works to ensure a better allocation of resources. The Ministry is also responsible for developing and implementing the national policy on drugs and pharmaceuticals. Site is only available in French and Arabic.
The National Agency of Telecommunications Regulation (ANRT) is responsible for the telecommunication and post sectors in Morocco. ANRT promotes both fair competition in the telecoms market and scientific research in order to enrich the field. ANRT also acts as a mediator for complaints in order to protect consumers' rights.
The National Communications Institute of Mozambique (INCM) regulates and supervises the communications sector, as well as spectrum management of radio frequencies. The INCM grants licenses to communication services and monitors compliance with the legislation. They also promote the development of efficient media technology. Only available in Portuguese.
The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) regulates the telecommunications, broadcasting, and postal sectors of Namibia. The CRAN site provides information for consumers and stakeholders about events, licensing, enforcement, and compliance. PDF versions of licensing documents and various media releases are also available.
Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) aims to make telecommunication services easily available to the public while also maintaining competition. NTA grants licenses to operators, and they also regularly monitor activities carried out by these providers to ensure a high quality of service. NTA settles disputes for consumers and also between telecommunications providers.
The Ministry of Health and Population is responsible for developing standards for the health care system regarding hospital sanitation, medical professionals, and drug distribution. They are also in charge of population and disease control with various international health agencies. This site is available in limited English.
The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within the Netherlands. The site contains plenty of resources sorted by relevant users (consumer or professional) to provide a better understanding of how the finance industry works for the public, businesses, and government.
The Dutch Media Authority (CvdM) grants licenses to broadcasters of audiovisual content in the Netherlands. CvdM monitors compliance with this legislation and serves to protect consumers' interests by ensuring appropriate and accurate information in the broadcasts. CvdM also promotes the advancement of technology within the media sector and promotes regulations on online advertising to provide monitored media content. The CvdM site contains news, regulations, and information about the organization and their responsibilities. Majority of the site is only available in Dutch, however, limited English features are available.
The Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB) assesses and guards the efficacy, safety, and quality of both human and veterinary medicinal products. The MEB is the primary source of information on new medicinal products, new applications, and current risk information in the Netherlands.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs is in charge of policy development to create a sustainable, competitive business environment in the Netherlands. Specific focus is placed on agriculture and energy, as well on a balance between ecology and economy. This site contains relevant information for the agriculture, biotechnology, and energy industries.
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe) is accountable for the regulation of therapeutic products in New Zealand. Medsafe ensures that medicines meet acceptable standards of safety and quality. They also provide information about medicine to health care professionals, consumers, and industry professionals. Information is provided on medicines, devices, dietary supplements, safety, news and events, and publications.
The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) oversees the entire broadcasting system, which includes TV and radio. The main purpose of the BSA is to deal with complaints through research and interpreting legislation and standards. They also serve to protect the rights of New Zealand residents by ensuring broadcasting services are available and affordable. Additionally, they provide news on recent developments in their complaints division and release periodic newsletters with updates of various broadcast outlets.
New Zealand's Commerce Commission is responsible for enforcing legislation in the telecommunications sector, among other sectors such as electricity and airport. The Commission promotes fair competition and prices, and they produce legislation in order to achieve this fairness. They also act as a mediator for disputes in the industries.
The New Zealand Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Financial Services Industry. This site contains information on investing, compliance, legislation, statistics, and reports and papers. A free newsletter is available for subscription with registration.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) assesses and regulates medical products for distribution, the healthcare workforce, and medical standards in New Zealand. The site provides information on the health system, featured work by the ministry, statistics, and publications.
New Zealand's Pharmaceutical Management Agency (PHARMAC) is responsible for the safe production of medicine and medical devices. PHARMAC provides information to citizens and healthcare professionals regarding drugs and devices. PHARMAC is also now responsible for management of hospital pharmaceuticals
The Ministry of Health, also known as the Ministerio de Salud, in Nicaragua manages the standards for healthcare facilities, water and agriculture sanitation, as well as drug approval and distribution. The ministry's website contains information on the institution itself, its branches, recent health news, statistics, and upcoming events. Only available in Spanish.
The Regulatory Authority for Electronic Communications and Post (ARCEP) is responsible for regulation activities for postal services and electronic communications, among other areas like water and energy. ARCEP monitors the communication services, ensures fair prices, ensures quality service, supports the development of enhanced sectors and mediates disputes in the postal and electronic communications industries. This website is only available in French.
Nigeria's National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is responsible for monitoring the pharmaceutical and agricultural industry. NAFDAC also regulates the standards of what drugs or foods should be available to the public. The site includes general information about the organization, regulations, guidelines, publications, news, and events.
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) is a research institution under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology with the objective of developing and applying space science and technology for Nigeria. The website contains information about its missions, projects, and centers, as well as press releases and a blog.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Nigeria is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Nigerian financial services industry. The site contains recent news, regulations, enforcement activities, SEC filings and guidelines, and market information.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) facilitates investments in the Nigerian communications markets. The NCC ensures that producers abide by their license agreements and promote fair competition in the industry. They also adopt and enforce technical standards for communications equipment. The website contains general information about the organization as well as industry statistics, legal information, licensing, media, and events.
Finanstilsynet (FSA) is an independent government agency that is charged with the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry in Norway. The site contains information in several areas including banking and finance, the securities market, and auditing. In addition, the site provides various documents, annual reports, and risk outlook reports.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Norway is responsible for food and agricultural policy. The ministry is also responsible for preparing and ensuring compliance with regulations and guidelines in accordance with adopted legislation and political decisions.
The Norwegian Ministry of Defence is responsible for the drafting, implementation, and formation of security and defense policies. This site includes current news headlines, information on topics related to the Norwegian defense industry, official documents, and press releases on the industry.
The Ministry of Education and Research in Norway is responsible for primary, secondary, upper secondary, higher level, and tertiary vocational education sectors. It is also responsible for kindergartens, cultural schools, and research. In addition, the site provides current information on several topics related to education in Norway, official documents, as well as other resources.
The Ministry of Finance is responsible for policies and regulations that affect taxation and public fund use within Norway. This site contains budgetary information, publications, and news updates.
The Ministry of Health and Care Services (HOD) has the overall responsibility for government policy on health and care services in Norway. HOD also monitors the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, health and social services professionals, health research, and hospitals.
The Ministry of Labor is responsible for the policies, laws, and regulations that apply to the Norwegian labor markets. This site also contains current policy developments, information on the various departments within the ministry, and press releases related to the ministry.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is responsible for policy development and regulation as it applies to the Norwegian energy industry. This site contains contact information, rules and laws, press releases, and reports.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries is responsible for designating industrial policy and is involved in policy areas that affect value creation. The site provides documents and research on a variety of topics related to business. The ministry implements regulations to industries and ensures their compliance with the legislation. In addition, the ministry designs equipment and encourages research and innovation in trade, industry, and fisheries.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications aims to provide good infrastructure for electronic and postal communications and an effective, universally accessible, safe, and environmentally friendly transport system. This site includes relevant posts and news for the transportation and telecommunications industry in Norway.
The Norwegian Media Authority, Medietilsynet, encourages diversity and quality in Norwegian media. The authority promotes modernization of technology through digitization. In addition, the authority grants licenses to producers and serves as a consultant by guiding rules and legislation. Some parts of the website only available in Norwegian.
The Norwegian Communications Authority (Nkom) is an autonomous agency of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Nkom monitors post and telecommunications producers' compliance with legislation and license requirements. The site provides overview information of the agency, current news headlines related to the agency, laws and regulations, and features on topics related to the media and communications industry.
The Norwegian Medicines Agency (NoMA) is responsible for updating and safeguarding public and animal health by ensuring the efficacy, quality, and safety of medicines. NoMA is also responsible for the authorization, pricing, and classification of medicines. Furthermore, NoMA provides information about clinical trials, regulatory affairs, and pharmacovigilance.
The Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) promotes the development of national space activities. The main goals of the NSC are to create annual growth in the space sector, attain an international position in space research, and maintain national interests in the European Space Agency. News regarding the NSC as well as other space-related activities is available on the website.
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) strives to improve nationwide access to mass media. The site provides legislation, licensing, news, publications, and reports.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) regulates the establishment and operation of telecommunications systems and ensures that they protect the interests of users. The official website contains information about indicators, licensees, and legislation. The site also provides industry and consumer support.
The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) aims to provide effective regulation of drugs and health products. The site provides legislation, services, and reports.
The website of the Ministry of Finance provides information pertinent to financial regulation in Pakistan, including the federal budget, an economic survey, and a directory of press releases. The site also provides a general overview of the ministry.
The Ministry of Textile Industry in Pakistan is in charge of the regulation and development of the apparel and textiles industry in Pakistan. This site contains listings of current projects, news, and events. It also provides information regarding policies and textile organizations. Publications pertaining to the ministry are also available for free download.
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) is the agency in charge of regulating Pakistan's electric power sector. The site contains agency information, legislative and licensing documents, tariffs, consumer affairs, information on standards and privatization, publications, and recent industry news.
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Pakistani financial services industry. This site contains information on licensing, finance, and corporate governance. The website also provides data and statistics.
The Ministry of Health, also known as el Ministerio de Salud, regulates the healthcare system in Panama. The site contains programs and projects, health information, campaigns, publications, and a press center. Only available in Spanish.
The Superintendency of Banks of Panama, also known as Superintendency de Bancos Panama (SBP), is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the banking sector of Panama's financial services industry. The site contains lists of entities, regulations, statistics, and news.
The National Information & Communications Technology Authority (NICTA) is responsible for the regulation and licensing of information and communication technology in Papua New Guinea. NICTA manages resources and ensures access to information and communication to consumers. NICTA also supervises producer performance and ensures the resolution of complaints in the communications sector. The site provides licensing, regulations, and a public registry.
The Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare, also known as Ministerio de Salud Publica y Bienestar Social, sets the standards for medical facilities, medical professionals, and drug approval. It also oversees issues of unemployment, welfare, and social justice. This site provides information about the ministry's programs and regulations. Only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Health of Peru, also known as el Ministro de Salud del Perú, is responsible for the healthcare sector and monitoring the drugs released by the pharmaceutical industry. Additionally, it formulates public policy regarding sanitation. Its site contains statistics and news publications related to the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries in addition to basic information about common medical maladies in the country. This resource is only available in Spanish.
The National Commission for Aerospace Research and Development of Peru, also known as la Comisión Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Aeroespacial (CONIDA), promotes the research and development of science and space technology. Its website contains an overview of the commission's functions, projects, and news. Only available in Spanish.
The Supervisory Agency for Private Investment in Telecommunications, also known as el Organismo Supervisor de Inversión Privada en Telecomunicaciones (OSIPTEL), sets tariffs for public telecommunications services. OSIPTEL also issues regulations to communications producers, deals with sector complaints, and supervises broadcasts. OSIPTEL's website provides background information on the functions of the agency, news about the Peruvian telecommunications industry, and contact information. This website is mainly available in Spanish, although there is some English information available.
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) regulates, funds, and monitors all of the public research activities in the country. PCHRD also implements a utilization program to ensure research products are properly disseminated by their intended users. The PCHRD website provides information about the council, its programs and services, and recent council news and events.
The Department of Agriculture is the principal agency of the government of the Philippines responsible for the promotion and growth of the agriculture industry. The site provides information about laws and issuances as well as services of the industry. Reports, press releases, and news are also available.
The Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services to all Filipinos. The DOH regulates health goods and services and those who provide them such as pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, clinics, and medical professionals. The DOH website provides information about the department, various healthcare policies and laws, and numerous publications and press releases.
The Department of National Defense (DND) for the Philippines is a defense and military establishment that is capable of responding to current and emerging threats and will usher in a secure, stable, peaceful environment conducive to economic growth as well as national development. The DND website provides recent announcements, updates regarding the department, and information about the secretary and transparency.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within the Philippines. This site contains regulations, notices, statistics, and news releases.
In charge of the research and policy-making for the agriculture industry in Poland, the website for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development contains many links to current news, research and publications, and contact information for the agricultural institutions in Poland.
The Ministry of Health in Poland regulates national healthcare policy and oversees the state-financed system and the National Health Fund, which provides free medical treatment countrywide to all citizens and legal residents. It is also responsible for overseeing the labeling and safety of medical goods and services. Furthermore, the ministry's website contains information about the healthcare system, medical treatments, and pharmaceutical products.
The National Broadcasting Council (KRRiT) of Poland controls broadcasters' activities in regards to laws and license agreements. They study content and reception of radio and television programs and also propose scientific improvements in the broadcasting sector. The KRRiT website provides information for consumers and broadcasters about fees and regulations within the sector as well as recent news.
The Office of Electronic Communications (UKE) supervises the telecommunications services and intervenes in issues and complaints. UKE promotes the advancement of technology for electronic communication and post. UKE also serves to protect consumers by issuing licenses to communication providers. Their website offers information about recent activity within the sector, laws, and general consumer issues.
The Space Research Centre (CBK-PAN) in Poland is an institute that studies terrestrial space, bodies of the solar system, and Earth itself with the use of space and satellite technology. The Space Research Centre conducts research papers, participates in international space missions, and constructs space technology. The site offers various information including its history, research publications, technology projects, and doctoral studies.
The Polish Financial Supervision Authority (PFSA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Polish financial services industry. The PFSA site contains a list of financial regulations, publications, and market data sorted by relevant sector.
The main mission of the FCT Space Office, also known as Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, is to fully explore the benefits of the Portuguese participation in European space programs. The FCT Space Office monitors the participation of Portuguese academia in space programs and contributes to the maintenance of the European Space Agency and other international space organizations. The site provides a general overview of the organization's structure, purpose, and governing bodies. Related statistics and history are also archived. Some aspects of the site are only available in Portuguese.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development (MAFDR), also known as the Ministro da Agricultura, Florestas e Desenvolvimento Rural, is charged with regulating the agriculture industry. Its website contains information about the current minister and other head figures in the ministry, as well as recent news in the ministry. Although an English version of the site is available, this particular page is only available in Portuguese.
The National Communications Authority, also known as Autoridade Nacional de Comunicações (ANACOM) is responsible for the electronic and post sectors in Portugal. ANACOM is responsible for market regulation by promoting competition and guaranteeing network access, while also promoting technological advancements. ANACOM also ensures the application of laws and they deal with complaints regarding post and electronics.
The National Institute of Pharmacy and Medicines (Infarmed) is accountable to the Health Ministry of Portugal. The objective of Infarmed is to monitor, assess, and regulate all activities relating to human medicines and health products for the protection of public health. The site provides detailed information regarding medicinal products, medical devices, cosmetics, licensing bodies, and monitoring the market.
The Regulatory Entity for Social Communication (ERC), also known as Entidade Reguladora para a Comunicação Social (ERC) consists of a regulatory board that defines and implements licenses and other regulatory action. The ERC site contains information about its responsibilities, recent news, studies and publications, legislation, and a common questions section. This website is only available in Portuguese.
The Portuguese Securities Market Commission, also known as Comissao do Mercado de Valores Mobiliarios (CMVM) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Portuguese Financial Services Industry. This site contains a list of press releases, publications, statistics, and academic/consulting papers.
The Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority, also known as the Autoritatea de Supraveghere Financiara (ASF), is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Romanian Financial Services Industry. The site contains information on regulation, investing, and an annual report produced by the ASF.
The website for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development provides information about the agricultural industry, rural development, and the food industry. In addition, the site contains information about fisheries, phytosanitary issues, transparency, and press releases. Some parts of the resource are only available in Romanian.
Ministry of Health (MS) is responsible for managing the National Health Program and the general regulatory framework in Romania. The site provides information about the structure of the ministry and information about various topics of concern, such as nutrition, drugs, and vaccinations. In addition, the site provides various reports, press releases, and speeches. Only available in Romanian.
The National Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (NAMMD) surveys the safety of medicinal products for human use in Romania. The NAMMD maintains a high level of performance and safety of medical devices in use by healthcare networks. The agency also ensures access to useful information on medicinal products for patients and healthcare professionals.
The National Audiovisual Council (CNA) is responsible for regulating the audiovisual sector in Romania and for ensuring that TV and radio operate in the environment of free speech, responsibility, and competitiveness. The site provides information about regulations, recent news, various reports and studies, and publications.
The National Authority for Management and Regulation in Communications (ANCOM) aims to provide a competitive environment in the communications market while protecting interests and maintaining fair prices for consumers. In addition, ANCOM encourages innovation and efficient investments in infrastructure and manages scarce resources. The site provides information about the industry, studies and statistics, legislation, and recent news.
The Romanian Space Agency (ROSA) is the national coordinating body of space activities. The missions of ROSA are to promote development in the space field and promote international cooperation. ROSA is developing its own research and development projects.
The Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy's (BIRA-IASB) main tasks are research and public service in space aeronomy. BIRA-IASB designs instruments to monitor atmospheres and the space environment. They also operate Belgian experiments on many international satellites. The site includes a research section covering the solar system, global change, and space missions.
Available in Russian only, this website for the Russian Ministry of Agriculture has contact information, policies, and news for the Russian Agriculture industry.
The Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation implements licenses to producers involved in information technology, telecommunications, publishing or electronic media. The ministry also serves as the postal administration of the Russian Federation. The ministry works to protect media users and ensure a competitive field by developing efficient technology.
The Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation is the federal executive body responsible for developing state policy and providing regulation with regard to medium-sized and small businesses and foreign economic activity. All of the relevant documentation for this is found on the site. It is easier to go to the "activity" link to sort the information by "sections."
The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is responsible for the administration of state space assets, as well as management of the international cooperation in joint space projects and programs, and the activities of rocket and space industry entities relating to military space technologies. The Federal Space Agency is also responsible for overall coordination of the activities at the Baikonur space port.
The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) regulates telecommunications, along with other public utilities, in Rwanda. RURA grants licenses and deals with complaints in the communications sector. The agency promotes research and development for new, efficient equipment and protects consumers rights.
The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs is responsible for encouraging and facilitating the development of the private sector through regulation and policy development. This site contains press releases, news articles, and relevant information on these industries.
The Saint Lucia Department of Finance is responsible for the supervision and regulation of the financial services industry within Saint Lucia. The site contains information on regulation and reporting agencies such as news and press releases, research articles, and government resources.
The Financial Services Authority provides a wealth of relevant knowledge for business professionals interested in the financial industry of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The information is given through sections on business activities, laws and regulations, and investment framework. Additionally, the authority offers general information on the archipelago.
The Samoa Ministry of Finance (MOF) manages government finances, develops economic strategies, and represents the government in dealing with international financial institutions. On the MOF site, users can access budgets & forecasts, financial statements, and ministry publications.
The Capital Market Authority (CMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Saudi Arabia financial services industry. The site contains information on regulations, qualifying exams, publications, events, and announcements.
The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) works to promote a competitive climate for the information and communications sectors in Saudi Arabia. The CITC develops new information technologies and protects the public interest of telecommunications users. They also grant licenses to services and manage tariffs while supervising the entire sector. The site provides annual reports, information regarding the CITC, and links to other helpful resources.
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MOH) regulates both the governmental and private health sectors. This agency sets medical research, academic/professional degree, and sanitation standards. The site includes information on ministry sectors and services provided. Certain features of the site require a free registration.
The Ministry of Health and Social Work is responsible for overseeing legislation on health, public welfare, and environmental health in Senegal. It also monitors companies that produce medical products and institutions that offer medical services. Resource only available in French.
The Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications and Posts (ARTP) promotes fair competition for the benefit of telecommunications users in Senegal. The ARTP promotes jobs and drafts laws and regulations regarding telecommunications and posts. The ARTP also makes regulatory decisions regarding equipment, conditions for licensing, and determining abuses.
The Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of Serbia (ALIMS) issues market authorizations for medical products and equipment, evaluates their quality in compliance with laws and standards, and provides public information about the use of medicines and medical devices. The ALIMS website contains information about regulations, medical commodities, veterinary medicines, and pharmacovigilance. News and press releases are also available.
The Ministry of Health regulates the conditions of medicine manufacturing and inspects medical facilities. It also issues medical licenses for professionals and sets standards for sanitation and vaccinations. The Ministry of Health's website contains information about health sectors, international projects, laws, and news.
The Regulatory Agency for Electronic Communications and Postal Services (RATEL) ensures the efficacy and quality of communications in the Republic of Serbia. RATEL implements legislation and regulatory frameworks for communications operators. The agency also promotes competitiveness nationally and internationally. The RATEL site contains information about regulations, the Telecom market, and quarterly electronic communications reports.
The Republic of Serbia Securities Commission is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Serbian Financial Services Industry. The site contains a list of regulations, educational courses, and commission opinions. Some site content is only available in Serbian.
The Seychelles Financial Services Authority (FSA) is responsible for the regulation of non-bank financial services to protect civilian interests. The site provides a legal framework for the industry and news regarding financial services.
The National Telecommunications Commission of Sierra Leone (NATCOMSL) promotes fair competition among telecommunications operations. NATCOMSL grants licenses and implements regulations to protect consumers and operators. The commission also works to ensure universal availability of efficient and cost-effective telecommunications services. This website offers a breadth of information on topics including licensing, regulations, and legal policies.
The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is responsible for administering Singapore's national regulatory frameworks for pharmaceuticals, complementary medicines, medical devices, and other health products. HSA also runs the national blood bank and oversees the standards for medicine services, forensic medicine expertise, as well as investigative forensic and analytical science services.
The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) of Singapore seeks to build a competitive and sustainable media industry while fostering technological innovation and encouraging collaboration between local and international media corporations. The site contains infocomm and media news, as well as information on industry development, regulations, and the industry community within Singapore.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) manages the public healthcare system of Singapore to ensure that affordable basic medical services are available to all. MOH also licenses and regulates all healthcare establishments such as hospitals, nursing homes, clinical laboratories, and dental clinics. The site provides a comprehensive overview of Singapore's healthcare system in regards to policies and issues, costs and financing, and diseases and conditions. A useful medical directory also allows users to search for licensed healthcare institutions.
The Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission is responsible for implementing state regulation in broadcasting, retransmission, and audiovisual media services in Slovakia. The council oversees compliance of these sectors and also protects consumers by providing easy access to communication. Although an English version is available, the vast majority of the content is only available in Slovak.
The State Institute for Drug Control (SIDC) is a part of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic and is responsible for ensuring the surveillance of the quality and safety of medicinal products. SIDC supervises pharmacies and controls advertisements of medicinal products.
The Agency for Communication Networks and Services of the Republic of Slovenia (AKOS) is an independent organization that regulates and supervises the electronic communications market. AKOS manages and supervises the radio frequency spectrum in the Republic of Slovenia and performs tasks in the field of radio and television broadcasting. In addition, the agency regulates and supervises the postal and railway service markets.
The Insurance Supervisory Agency (AZN) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the insurance sector of the financial services industry within Slovenia. The site contains a list of reports, legislation, and AZN undertakings.
The Ministry of Health is concerned with matters relating to healthcare and health insurance in Slovenia. The ministry monitors the nation's health programs and health measures to be taken in the event of natural disasters. It also protects the population against diseases and other health problems, especially pertaining to environmental harms like toxic water or waste.
This is the official website for the Solomon Islands Government's Ministry of Finance & Treasury. The site includes information on government finances, customs and excise, publications and forms, and taxation.
The Competition Commission of South Africa, established by the Competition Act, regulates abusive and restrictive business practices in the country in order to promote efficiency in the economy. The site includes ways to file mergers, lodge complaints, apply for a leniency, and apply for exemptions. It also includes events, publications, and information on banking.
The goal of South Africa's Department of Defence and Military Veterans is to protect the nation and its citizens. The website includes information on the forces, ministry, and secretariat. The website also provides news, publications, and documents.
The Department of Health is responsible for national health policy and the administration of public health. The department regulates the pharmaceutical industry, approves medical goods and services, issues medical licenses, and oversees insurance policy. This site contains information regarding the department and the services it provides, a resource center, and media available for download.
The Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA) is in charge of the oversight and regulation of the non-banking sectors of South Africa's financial services industry. The site contains industry links, legislation, and publications.
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries aims to support sustainable agricultural development in South Africa. This website contains links to the regional departments that are in charge of the South African agriculture industry. It also provides information regarding services, programs, tenders, media, and publications. Publications are located on the bottom left side of the homepage.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) imposes licenses and regulations on broadcasters, signal distributors, providers of telecommunication services, and postal services. ICASA promotes international cooperation, protects the rights of consumers, and resolves complaints within the communications sector. The website includes information on consumer protection, legislation, and online systems.
The Financial Services Commission (FSC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of South Korea's credit and equity sectors of the Financial Services Industry. The site contains laws, news, and relevant links.
The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of institutions that operate in the South Korean Financial Services Industry. The site contains press releases, publications, statistics, and laws.
The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) is responsible for broadcasting and telecommunications in South Korea. The KCC produces legislation and regulation to ensure the freedom and expansion of the communications sector. The KCC also focuses on expanding communication technology and promotes fair competition and consumer protection. The site provides information on policy issues and offers market statistical data.
The South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs aims to develop agriculture into an industry that supports public health and improves the well-being of rural residents. This website features its projects and has links to relevant policies and statistics.
South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) seeks to secure national health and safety of its citizens, mainly through its operations in the food and drug industries. This is done through the enhancement of risk management systems, tightened safety control, and reform on safety regulations. The site provides information on the ministry's projects, relative market news, and economic statistics.
This is the official website of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning for the Republic of South Sudan. The site contains news, publications, documents, and general ministry information.
The Catalan Audiovisual Council (CAC) regulates the audiovisual communication sector in Catalonia, promotes legislation to protect the freedom of speech and freedom of the press, and issues annual reports to parliament and the Spanish government. The CAC website provides information about the Council, a portal of transparency, research, and news reports. This resource has some English translations but is mostly in Spanish and Catalan.
The General Directorate of Insurance and Pensions is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the insurance and pension sectors of the Spanish Financial Services Industry. The site contains information on the sector and investment professionals in it as well as an area to file any regulatory concerns. Only available in Spanish.
The Spanish Agency for Medicine and Health Products (AEMPS) evaluates and authorizes medicines for human and veterinary use. AEMPS monitors the safety and efficacy of medicines, licenses and inspects pharmaceutical laboratories, and fights against illegal drugs and counterfeit health products. The website provides information about human medicines, veterinary medicines, medical devices, cosmetics and hygiene, and the medical industry.
The Ministry of Health, Social Services, and Equality in Spain regulates the healthcare industry by carrying out the government's policies on consumer health and assistance as well as protection against discrimination. It also manages the budget for Spain's various public health facilities. This resource provides information about the Ministry and its services, statistics, and publications. A limited English version is available.
The National Commission on Markets and Competition (CNMC) is an independent public body that supervises and regulates several markets of Spain. The Parliment of Spain created the CNMC in 2013 by the integration of the National Competition Commission, National Energy Commission, Commission of Telecommunications Market, National Postal Sector Commission, and the State Council for Audiovisual and Railway Regulatory Committee And Airport. The site provides information about the CNMC, its areas of action, and services for consumers, as well as agreements and legislative decisions, reports, and press releases. A limited English version of the website is available.
The National Institute for Aerospace Technology (INTA) specializes in aerospace research and technology development in Spain. It provides technical and consulting services to other agencies and companies, and it serves as a technological center for the Ministry of Defense in Spain. The INTA website provides information about the agency's capacities and the various sectors it serves. A limited portion of the website is available in English.
The National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the capital markets sector of the Spanish financial services industry. The site contains information on the markets, listed companies, and investment firms. This resource is available in Spanish with a limited English translation.
The Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine is responsible for protecting public health in Sri Lanka. The ministry implements policies to ensure the safety of the production of health services provided to the public. They also promote health programs in order to educate the public on disease prevention and their quality of health.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) ensures the reliability and efficacy of telecommunication services in Sri Lanka. The TRCSL protects the interests of consumers and purchasers and promotes effective competition in the communications industry. They also promote research and development of new technologies in the telecommunications field.
China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is responsible for drug administration, food safety, trademarks and patents, as well as anti-monopoly policies. The website offers market data, information on government affairs, and services such as business registration and a small business directory. Recent news is also provided. Site only available in Chinese.
The Board of Agriculture is the Swedish government's expert authority in matters of agriculture policy and is responsible for the agricultural and horticultural sectors. The site describes rural and trade opportunities in the Swedish agricultural industry in regards to the country's crops and animals. In addition, a number of forms and brochures related to agriculture in Sweden are available for download in PDF.
Finansinspektionen (FI) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Swedish financial services industry. The site provides information about regulations, authorization information, supervisory activity, and international information. In addition, the site contains recent news, registers, and reports.
The Medical Products Agency (MPA) is responsible for regulating and monitoring the development of drugs and medicinal products. MPA's website contains information regarding herbal, homeopathic, and other types of medicinal products as well as medical devices. Recent news releases from the MPA regarding recalls or updates in the pharmaceutical industry are also posted on the homepage of the site.
The Ministry of Defence is responsible for setting the defense policy for Sweden, promoting peace and international cooperation, and preparing the country's defense system for potential threats and conflicts. The ministry's website provides an overview of its responsibilities and also provides recent news articles related to defense.
The Ministry of Education and Research in Sweden is responsible for all levels of education as well as funding research within the country. Its website describes the activities and responsibilities of the ministry in depth and also provides recent news and publications related to educational research.
The Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation is responsible for promoting the development and growth of the service and manufacturing sectors within Sweden. The ministry is also charged with monitoring the agriculture, construction, and food and beverage industries in the country. This website details in depth the ministry's areas of responsibility, organization, and its relationship with the European Union. Recent news related to the ministry is posted on the main page of its website.
The Ministry of the Environment and Energy in Sweden is responsible for promoting sustainable development in the country by implementing environmental legislation and policies. The ministry's website contains an overview of the areas of responsibility of the ministry itself, as well as news articles about recent events and various environmental publications which can be downloaded for free in PDF.
The National Food Agency is the central administrative authority for all matters concerning food in Sweden. This website contains information about maintaining a healthy diet, as well as the numerous regulations within the food and beverage industry in Sweden.
The Swedish National Space Board (SNSB) is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development. The three main tasks of the SNSB are to distribute government grants for space research, initiate research in space, and act as Swedish contact for international cooperation. The site provides information about space activities, the space industry, and research in the country of Sweden.
The Swedish Press and Broadcasting Authority promotes opportunities for diversity and availability in radio and television. The authority decides upon permits, fees and registration, and oversees radio and TV broadcasts. Its mission is to monitor and disseminate knowledge on media development. The site provides an overview of the licensing and content regulation functions of the authority as well as news updates regarding the telecommunications industry. The site is only available in Swedish.
The Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport of Switzerland (DDPS) is structured into six sectors: defense, civil protection, sports, environment, security policy, and procurement. The missions of the DDPS include area security, subsidiary operations to prevent dangers, protection of the citizens, promoting training, instruction, and research of sport; and researching the supplies of the armed forces. The website offers the latest news regarding these topics.
The Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM) handles issues related to telecommunications, broadcasting, and post. OFCOM is responsible for regulating industries and ensuring the quality of communications. This site provides access to legislation addressing the communications sector as well as a database of facts and figures which includes TV and radio statistics.
The Independent Complaints Authority for Radio and Television (ICA) determines whether broadcasted programs have violated law or telecommunications legislation. The ICA assess complaints concerning radio and television. This full site is only available in German, French, and Italian.
The Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products (Swissmedic) ensures that authorized therapeutic products are of high quality, effective, and safe. Its goal is to protect the health of humans and animals and to also safeguard Switzerland as a location for industry and research. Their site provides the latest news in the Swiss therapeutic industry and information on licensing, authorizations, market surveillance, and legal matters.
The Financial Markets Authority (FINMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Swiss financial services industry. The site contains information on regulation, enforcement, and institutions. Also provided are publications such as speeches, news articles, and fact sheets which provide information about specific functions and structures of FINMA.
The Swiss Space Center aims to perform research that benefits the daily lives of those in Switzerland and increase technological precision. Its website contains recent center and space-related news, upcoming events, and information for students and professionals.
The Council of Agriculture (COA) is the authority on agriculture, forestry, fishery, animal husbandry, and food affairs in Taiwan. This website contains information regarding policies, news, programs, and services provided by COA. In addition, the site provides relevant publications, statistical data, and laws and regulations.
The Financial Supervisory Commission is the competent authority for development, supervision, regulation, and examination of financial markets and financial service enterprises in Taiwan. The site contains information regarding the laws and regulations that govern financial institutions in Taiwan and also provides financial publications.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) is responsible for improving the quality of healthcare in Taiwan. The MOHW works to improve and expand healthcare services both domestically and internationally while industrializing health technologies. The MOHW website contains information about the ministry, its work, laws and regulations, and statistics and publications.
The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) regulates the postal, broadcasting, and telecommunications industries in Tanzania. The TCRA ensures the efficiency of these sectors, and that they are accessible and technologically advanced. The website has information on policies, legislation, regulations, licensing, and statistics.
The Capital Markets and Securities Authority (CMSA) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the Tanzanian financial services industry. The site contains information on legislations including regulations and educational programs for the public and businesses.
The Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) was established to develop space technology and geo-informatics that are beneficial to Thailand's development and the general public. GISTDA delivers values from space by developing satellite databases and providing data services relating to space technology and geo-informatics.
The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) is responsible for issuing regulatory policies in the healthcare industry in Thailand. Its policies ensure that facilities that produce healthcare goods and services comply with safety standards. The ministry is also responsible for the accreditation of hospitals. The ministry provides access to information regarding disease preventive measures, dangerous environmental hazards, and the practices of efficient healthcare. This website is only available in Thai.
The Office of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) is responsible for the telecoms and broadcasting sectors in Thailand. The NBTC forms policies and regulating legislature to maintain the efficiency and availability of communications for the people.
The Gambian Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) regulates many sectors, including telecommunications, broadcasting, electricity, water and sewage, and transportation. For the electricity, telecommunications, and broadcasting sectors, PURA grants licenses to operators and ensures their compliance with legislation, regulates the radio frequency spectrum, encourages the development of technologies, and protects consumers by resolving disputes.
The Regulatory Authority for the Postal Sector and Telecommunications (ART&P) is responsible for implementing legislation, determining grants and characteristics for equipment, and issuing licenses and permits for both the postal and telecommunications sectors in Togo. The site provides information about the regulatory framework, scarce resources, and various price and sector indices under the observatory section. In addition, the site provides relevant news and publications. Only available in French.
The Ministry of Information & Communications (MIC) is the main regulating body for all communication services from the government in Tonga and allows citizens to be more aware of government policies, programs, and activities. This website offers news, speeches, member and ministry information, history, and services to give people access to as much government information as possible. Some of the news articles are only available in Tongan.
The Ministry of Health is responsible for regulating Trinidad and Tobago's health system and protecting public health by ensuring that all health service institutions conform to safety standards. The Ministry's website provides access to information regarding disease prevention and safe healthcare procedures, statistics, and a list of health facilities.
The Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for regulating the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in order to keep them competitive. The Authority also manages resources, establishes equipment and service quality standards, and sets guidelines to prevent anti-competitive practices.The website contains information for consumers, descriptions of the Authority's services, reports and statistics, and consultative documents.
The Financial Market Council (Conseil du Marché Financier) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Tunisia. The site contains news, publications, regulations, and reference texts. Only available in French and Arabic.
The National Telecommunications Authority (INT) has decision-making powers regarding conditions and procedures of granting communications access. INT approves tariffs, roaming agreements, and contracts. They also have the power of inquiry into complaints and the communications services themselves. The site is currently only available in French and Arabic, as the English portion of the site is under construction.
The Banking Regulation and Supervision Authority (BRSA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the banking sector of the Turkish financial services industry. The site contains legislation, statistics, and publications.
The Capital Markets Board (CMB) of Turkey is charged with the oversight and regulation of the capital markets sector of the financial services industry within Turkey. The site contains laws, a list of institutions, and resources specifically for investors.
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) enacts license agreements, regulates personal telecommunications facilities, and develops standards for telecommunications equipment. ICTA also regulates media inspections and controls and monitors the telecommunications sector. Only available in Turkish.
The Republic of Turkey Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is the official government agency in charge of the food and beverage and agriculture industries. This site contains educational videos, reports, and statistics for farmers, consumers, and investors. It also provides access to the laws, procedures, and regulations of the industries.
The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides basic facts and info relating to Turkey. It is also a source of business information, foreign trade policy and regulation, economic information, and information on regulations and multilateral conventions.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) regulates medical institutes and their infrastructures. The MOH also provides simple access to information regarding public health, potential health threats, and the prevention of diseases. The ministry also promotes health research and investments. Only available with limited English translation.
The Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology of Turkey implements industrial policies concerning products, enforces research and development in regards to science and technology, enforces fair competition, encourages technological innovation, implements safeguards, and promotes cooperation among industries. Site is only available in Turkish.
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for management, funding, and research in Turkey. The mission is to advance science and technology by researching projects carried out in private and public organizations, conducting research on strategic areas, and developing support programs for science research. The TÜBİTAK site contains information about the council itself in regards to funds, scholarships, and research and development activities. Users can also find announcements, publications, and information about science olympiads and fairs on this website.
The Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of atomic energy use within Turkey. This site contains a listing of all international agreements Turkey is involved with as well as resources and publications produced by the TAEK.
The Turkish Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK) regulates radio and TV broadcasts, ensuring the appropriateness and efficiency of broadcasts. RTUK also handles technological innovations and strives to improve the media sector.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is an independent agency that investigates chemical accidents throughout the country and makes recommendations to prevent them from occurring in the future. The CSB website contains information about its responsibilities, investigations, and recent news.
The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is responsible for the policy formation and guidance of telecommunications in Uganda. The UCC site provides information about industry affairs, programs, and upcoming events. Users can also find a library of publications related to the media and communications industry in Uganda.
The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of policies for integrating science and technology into the nation. The UNCST website provides information regarding the council and its research, as well as a list of publications and a media center related to science and technology.
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the financial services industry within Uganda. The site contains resources such as investor education, publications, and legislation.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries of Uganda aims to support sustainable and market-oriented agricultural production and ensure food security throughout the country. This website has links to the many agencies and departments involved in agriculture in Uganda as well as statistical and educational resources.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the Ukrainian Financial Services Industry. The site includes resources such as information on firms, markets, and consumers as well as the FCA handbook that includes legislation and regulations.
The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine is in charge of the development and regulation of the Food and Beverage and Agriculture Industries within Ukraine. This website contains relevant news, statistics, and laws for those industries.
The Ministry of Health in the Ukraine is responsible for implementing regulatory policies in the healthcare industry. The ministry ensures access to public information regarding health risks and disease preventative measures, and is charge of altering the public of potential health risks such as diseases or environmental hazards. This website is only available in Ukrainian.
The National Commission for the State Regulation of Communications (NCCIR) is responsible for licensing and registration procedures for telecommunications in Ukraine. The NCCIR ensures the efficacy and quality of telecommunications in Ukraine.
The State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting issues broadcasting licenses, monitors TV and radio operations in compliance with legislation, introduces sanctions, and works to improve the technology of the telecommunications industry in Ukraine.
The State Space Agency of Ukraine (SSAU) has the primary mission of researching and developing peaceful space activities. The SSAU contributes to state national security and defense capability, and the website offers information about current active projects, publishing, and information about space law.
The UAE Space Agency is a federal agency that is in charge of regulating outer space technologies and missions conducted by the United Arab Emirates. Its official website includes information on strategy, the space industry, missions, and initiatives. Press releases, a newsletter, and publications are also available.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) of the United Arab Emirates is responsible for establishing and implementing policies that regulate the healthcare industry, maintaining infrastructural facilities, and developing healthcare safety systems to counter health hazards. The MOH site provides information about the Ministry's services, data and research reports, news, and events.
The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) safeguards competition in the media industry and protects the interest of telecommunications users. The TRA encourages investment, development, and education of telecommunications, as well as strives to implement the best practices in regulation and supervision of media and telecommunications. The site provides service information, regulations, and market statistics.
The mission of the UK Space Agency (UKSA) is to ensure that the UK grows a strategic capability in the space-based systems, technologies, and science. This agency is at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space. The UK Space Agency leads the UK's civil space program in order to win sustainable economic growth, secure new scientific knowledge, and provide benefits to all citizens.
The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) represents research-based companies that create life-saving medicines for patients. ABPI researches and develops current medicines to ensure that the UK is at the forefront of helping patients prevent diseases. This site includes information on industry achievements as well as a future outlook on medicinal research.
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is in charge of improving economic development and skills in the United Kingdom. This site contains information on all of the BIS's policies, publications, statistics, and consultations. Also included are ways to directly engage with the UK government.
The Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is responsible for creating policies that impact the environment, as well as the Food and Beverage, and Agriculture Industries. This site includes information regarding the policies and laws of these industries in the United Kingdom.
The Department for Transport aims to provide leadership to the United Kingdom's transportation sector in hopes of achieving their goal of becoming a greener and more efficient transport system. This site contains recent articles and information regarding contacts and available work with the department, as well as news for potential policies.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare and pension policy in the United Kingdom. This site contains links to relevant statistics, publications, and policies used by the DWP.
The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) is responsible for the standards of health care in the United Kingdom. The DH sets the framework for adult social care and they authorize officials on what they should spend on social care. They promote and protect public health by taking the lead on issues such as environmental hazards to health, diseases, health promotion & education, and the safety of medicines.
The Environment Agency is the leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales. This site provides environmental information including statistics, publications, policies, and consultation on environmental issues.
The HM Treasury is responsible for the oversight and regulation of public finances within the United Kingdom. The site contains information on budgets, regulations, and consultations, as well as a directory of published and upcoming statistics.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the government agency responsible for ensuring proper use of medicine and medical devices. The MHRA is an executive agency of the Department of Health.
The Ministry of Defence's (MOD) main mission is to protect the United Kingdom and provide a guarantee of security and independence, while also projecting its values and interests abroad. Their responsibilities include information on air safety and aviation, defense estate, military equipment, and environmental protection.
NHS Prescription Services is a service that calculates how much pharmacists should be paid as reimbursement for medicines and medical devices dispensed to patients from NHS prescription forms. NHS Prescription Services provides information to prescribers and organizations, making available financial and drug information.
The Office of Communications (Ofcom) in the United Kingdom regulates TV and radio sectors, mobiles, postal services, and airwaves. Ofcom ensures the efficacy of communication and competitiveness in the media industry. The site provides information regarding Ofcom's policies and guidelines, annual reports and plans, and available job opportunities within the industry.
The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNCOPUOS) was created by the United Nations to review the scope of international cooperation in peaceful uses of outer space. They also devise programs for the member states to partake in, and they encourage research on outer space matters.
The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) implements the decisions of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. The office assists developing countries in using space technology for development. In addition, it follows scientific and technical developments relating to space activities, technology, and applications in order to provide information to member states.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) promote health, prevent diseases, injury and disability, and prepare for new health threats in the United States. The site provides information about diseases and conditions, healthy living, and traveler's health. In addition, the CDC site provides information regarding new studies and results, emergency preparedness, and various outbreaks.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is charged with the oversight and regulation of the futures sector of the United States financial services industry. The site contains press releases, market reports, laws and regulations, as well as information on industry oversight and consumer protection.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) protects the public by regulating the production of consumer products. The site includes information on recalls, safety education, regulations, and laws and standards. In addition, the site provides information about research and statistics, business and manufacturing, and recent news.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on public policy, science, and efficient management. This website contains links to the various functions of the USDA in the food and beverage industry as well as the agricultural industry.
The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) provides the information and tools to maximize U.S. competitiveness and enable economic growth for American industries, workers, and consumers through proper regulation. The DOC website provides information on current news topics, departments within the commerce organization, and economic analyses.
The goal of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the country. The main priorities of the DOD are the protection of the country, its citizens, and its resources. The site provides news and articles on the top issues facing the Department of Defense, as well as links to all other DOD websites.
The Department of Education (ED) promotes educational excellence and equal access to schooling. The department establishes policies on federal financial aid for education, monitors these funds, and collects data on US schools. Its site provides in-depth coverage of the types of student loans and grants available for students pursuing an education at a post-secondary institution. Users may also access a library containing laws related to education as well as data and findings from research done by the ED.
The United States Department of Energy regulates and oversees the energy industry to ensure that both energy and environmental needs are met. The site contains sections about public services provided by the department, science and innovation, and saving energy. On the homepage, users can find a blog and library of news which both provide recent information on advances in energy and the environment.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hosts programs that provide equitable treatment of beneficiaries and enable the collection of national health data. HHS conducts research, studies food and drug safety, and offers grants. The HHS website provides users with news related to the healthcare industry as well as information about prevention, regulations, and how to be prepared for a potential public health emergency.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a vital mission to secure the nation from potential threats it faces. The duties of the department are wide-ranging and include aviation and border security, emergency response, and chemical facility inspection. On the site users can browse topics related to homeland security, find ways to get involved, and search for information on how to carry out certain tasks including becoming a citizen, getting a green card, and moving to the US.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) works to regulate and strengthen the national housing market. Information is included on several different topics in housing for different audiences, including home buyers, homeowners, and landlords. In addition, the site provides information by states, topic areas, and additional resources.
The United States Department of Labor (DOL) implements policies and regulations that affect the labor force in the United States. The DOL site provides information on several topics, such as health plans and benefits, hiring, labor relations, leave benefits, and unemployment information. In addition, the site provides links to the various agencies that are part of the department, news updates, and various blog posts.
The Department of the Treasury is charged with the oversight and regulation of the use of public finances in the Financial Services Industry of the United States. The site contains information on Treasury policies and services as well as links to several additional resources.
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) aims to provide all US citizens with a fast, safe, and efficient system of transportation. This website provides information about the department and its activities as well as a number of resources for individuals, partners, and government.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protects human health and the environment by developing regulations, giving grants, studying environmental issues, and teaching people about the environment. The EPA ensures that all Americans are protected from health risks and partakes in national efforts to reduce environmental risks. On this site, you can learn about the laws and regulations that protect the environment as well as potential risks that are of interest to the EPA.
The primary goal of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is to ensure safety and efficiency in the aviation industry within the United States. The resource provides information regarding aircraft, airports, and air traffic. In addition, the resource provides information about regulations and policies, licenses and certificates, and data and research.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable. The FCC promotes competition, innovation, and investment in telecommunications services. They also revise media regulations to account for new technologies and innovations.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the banking sector of the financial services industry in the United States. This site contains information on regulation and consumer protection as well as industry analysis and case studies.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for the oversight and regulation of the capital markets segment of the financial services industry in the United States. The site contains information on regulation, compliance, and education for both industry professionals and investors.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, the nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. FDA is also responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines safer, more effective, and more affordable.
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is responsible for overseeing legislation on public health, public welfare, and environmental health in Guam, a territory of the United States of America. The site contains information regarding the department and also provides regular announcements and press releases relating to its legislative oversight.
The International Trade Administration (ITA) promotes and regulates international trade with the United States. This site contains a listing of the services the ITA offers and links to the various data and analysis provided by the ITA. Within the "Trade Topics" tab, there are resources on exporting, compliance, enforcement, and events dealing with international trading from the U.S. In addition, the site contains information about several types of programs, various publications, and press information.
The United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducts its work in the four principal organizations of aeronautics, human exploration and operations, science, and space technology. All of these missions are centered around the exploration of the Earth and the solar system beyond. On the site, there are resources for the public, students, educators, and the media.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) promotes the progress of science, advances national health, prosperity, and welfare, and secures national defense. NSF funds research conducted by universities and supports fields of all fundamental science and engineering. Users can read about recent discoveries, news, statistics, and publications.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) was created to advance transportation safety in the United States. The NTSB investigates the causes of transportation accidents and makes recommendations for new technologies or policies to ensure the accidents do not recur. The NTSB also coordinates Federal assistance to families of aviation accident victims.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) is an organization within the United States Department of Labor. This site contains a listing of all of the regulations that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration oversees regarding the United States' labor force. There is also a list of relevant data and statistics, training information, publications, and a section for workers to learn their rights in the workplace.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is responsible for the oversight and regulation of the securities sector of the financial services industry in the United States. The site contains information on regulation, enforcement, and education. Company filing information and recent news are features also available on the site.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) strives to maintain the security of public travel in the United States. The TSA aims to get rid of threats in transportation by developing technologies and implementing safeguards to ensure the safe movement of people and commerce. The site contains information about rules and regulations for travel as well as recent news and press releases.
The Ministry of Public Health, also known as the Ministerio de Salud Pública, is responsible for establishing policies and strategies to protect the public health of Uruguay. The ministry informs the public and officials of potential public health issues, takes emergency measures for severe public health conditions, and trains employees on how to comply with regulatory legislation. Only available in Spanish.
The Regulatory Unit of Communication Services, also known as the Unidad Reguladora de Servicios de Comunicaciones, regulates and the controls the activities of telecommunications and postal services in Uruguay. This includes ensuring universal access to services, the promotion of competition in the media industry, setting tariffs that reflect the economy, and maintaining the protection of users' rights. This site is only available in Spanish.
The Telecommunications & Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR) of Vanuatu is obligated to create new and amend existing policies in order to encourage open competition and use of communications in the country. The TRR website contains information about its main functions, the telecommunications industry, and latest industry news.
The National Commission of Telecommunications in Venezuela (CONATEL), also known as the Comision Nacional de Telecomunicaciones, promotes citizen participation in the regulation and promotion of telecommunications. CONATEL promotes further development of telecommunications and strives to bring the institution to all areas of the country, enhancing the media industry. This website is only available in Spanish.
The Ministry of Health has responsibilities such as studying problems pertaining to public health in Vietnam, advising public authorities and the population on health issues, ensuring officials' compliance with regulatory policies, and taking emergency measures to protect health. Although portions of the site are available in English, a majority is only available in Vietnamese.
The Ministry of Public Health and Population of Yemen is responsible for proposing safety and regulatory policies, training employees, creating medical data and statistics, and promoting disease prevention. Their website includes news, reports, health topics, publications, maps, and data.
The Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology (MTIT) of Yemen aims to provide, develop, and expand the spread of telecommunications and postal services in the republic. This site mostly contains information regarding the ministry, its communication foundation, and the postal authority. Only available in Arabic.
The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) is a Zambian agency that regulates all electronic communication products and services, facilitates access to Information Communication Technologies (ICT), protects the rights and interests of service providers and consumers, regulates tariffs in the ICT, and carries out research and development. The site contains all necessary information regarding licensing, regulation, and consumer protection.
Zambia's Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is the governmental institution in charge of financial and economic management for the country. The site contains general information on the ministry as well as plans and programs, management reports, resources, news, and a data portal.
The Ministry of Health of Zambia is in charge of addressing and sharing health-related ideas with the public in order to provide the people of Zambia with available, effective, and quality healthcare. The site provides information on current problematic diseases and conditions in the country, downloads of relevant publications, and a listing of medical tenders.
The Medicines Control Authority of Zimbabwe (MCAZ) aims to protect public and animal health by keeping the public informed of which medicines, allied substances, and medical devices are safe and effective. The site contains recent news and announcements regarding healthcare and has numerous regulatory and licensing documents that are available for download in PDF.
The Postal & Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) is responsible for issuing licenses in the postal and telecommunications sector. The POTRAZ website provides information about the authority itself, licensing, legislation, and consumer protection.