Gost standards in english pdf article is about the set of technical standards as a whole. For all other GOST standards, see List of selected GOST standards.
The notion of GOST has certain significance and recognition in the countries of the standards’ jurisdiction. Russian Rosstandart government agency has gost. GOST standards were originally developed by the government of the Soviet Union as part of its national standardization strategy.
The history of national standards in the USSR can be traced back to 1925, when a government agency, later named Gosstandart, was established and put in charge of writing, updating, publishing, and disseminating the standards. After World War II, the national standardization program went through a major transformation.