|Formation||28 September 1940|
|Headquarters||Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo|
|Ricardo R. Fragoso|
The Brazilian Association of Technical Standards, usually rendered in Portuguese as Associação Brasileira de Normas Técnicas (ABNT) is a private non-profit organization and the normative body which is responsible for technical standards in Brazil, and intends to promote technological development in the country. Brazilian national standards published by the association are named Norma Brasileira Regulamentadora and abbreviated NBR.