International Federation of Hardware and Housewares Associations (IHA)

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1909, Bournemouth (UK), as International Federation of Ironmongers' and Iron Merchants' Associations (IFIA) -- Fédération internationale des associations de quincailliers et marchands de fer (FIDAQ) -- Internationale Vereinigung der Eisenwaren- und Eisenhändlerverbände (IVE) -- Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Ferreteros y Almacenistas de Hierros (FIDAF). Statutes adopted 1909; new statutes adopted: 19 Sep 1953, Zurich (Switzerland), 23 June 2000, Barcelona (Spain); 2004, Dublin (Ireland); 2010, London (UK). Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code.


Inform, influence and educate: the international prestige of national members; the commercial future of all members; the interests of the consumer, through good trading practices and a policy of corporate social responsibility.

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Sub-committees (14): DIY Products; Household Electrical Appliances; Household Articles; Extruded Metal Fittings; Constructional Materials; Self-Service; Packaging; Tools; Fixings; Decorating Materials; Business Management; Training; Garden Products; Pet Products.


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Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 17 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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