ADS Chapter 323

Speeches Shim

Metric Specifications

Functional Series 300 – Acquisition & Assistance

Partial Revision Date: 03/10/2020
Responsible Office: M/OAA/P
File Name: 323_031020


This chapter describes the policy directives and required procedures for furthering USAID’s metric system policy. The objective of USAID's metric system policy is to enhance the competitiveness of U.S. industry by promoting the adoption of standards that facilitate the export of its products to international markets, where the metric system is virtually the universal standard.