The OECD Standard Codes for the Official Testing of Agricultural and Forestry Tractors allow participating countries to perform tractor tests according to harmonised procedures, and to obtain OECD official approvals which facilitate international trade. 

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Annual Meeting of the OECD Tractor Codes

6-7 March 2018   Brussels, Belgium

These meetings gather experts from around the world to exchange best practice and to see demonstrations of the OECD Tractor Codes in action.

The OECD and tractor safety


The OECD Tractor Codes are open to OECD member and non-member countries. Twenty-six countries adhere, including : China, India, the Russian Federation and Serbia.

The OECD also works with the UN and other international organisations to extend safety and environmental standards to countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Why the OECD Tractor Codes?

Read about the advantages of the OECD Tractor Codes:











Tractor exhibitions

The annual OECD's Test Engineers Conference offers the opportunity to discover prototype tractor models, as well as a collection of scale model tractors. 

Translations of the Codes

  • OECD Tractor Code (full Chinese version)
  • OECD Tractor Code 4 (Spanish version)
  • OECD Tractor Code 2 (Russian version)

For more information about the OECD's Tractors Standard Codes or on how to access the OECD Agricultural Codes and Schemes Community Space,

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