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There's a ONU/CEE (in french) norm about dried tomatoes. In PDF: http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trade/agr/standard/dry/dry_f/19DriedTomatoes_f.pdf I am not certain if that is what you are looking for. I did not find an English version.
Tomato paste is far more concentrated, and it's produced by actually cooking down the tomatoes a couple times. Since tomatoes contain a lot of sugar, this will actually caramelize those somewhat and produce a richer, sweeter flavor. Even canned tomatoes will taste more acidic and less sweet. So your finished dish will likely follow suit - it'll be a bit ...
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