How Chinese SDOs spend the funds for the development and revision of standards?

25/02/2020   The Ministry of the People’s Republic of China and the State Administration for Market Regulation have revised Measures for the Management of Funds for the Development and Revision of National Standards. What are standard funds? Standard funds are funds for the development and revision of national standards, that serve as compensation for developing … Continued

China Blockchain Policies and Standardization

20/02/2020   China’s blockchain has risen to the height of national strategy. Blockchain technology has been listed as a strategic frontier technology in the “Thirteenth Five-Year” national informatization plan. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and other departments have also issued a series of policy documents to encourage the application and innovation of … Continued

SAC/TC114 Completes the First Test and Verification for “GB/T Technical Requirements for LTE-V2X Direct Communication-based On-board Telematics Systems

17/02/2020 From January 6 to 10, 2020, the Technical Sub-committee of Intelligent Connected Vehicles (ICV) under the National Technical Committee of Auto Standardization (SAC/TC114) carried out the verification tests for the recommended national standard “GB/T Technical Requirements for LTE-V2X Direct Communication-based On-board Telematic Systems” (hereinafter, the “LTE-V2X Telematic Standard”)in Tianjin.   The LTE-V2X Telematic Standard … Continued

SAC Releases Two Mandatory National Standards for Information Products Safety

14/02/2020 On December 31, 2019, SAMR and SAC issued two mandatory national standards for the safety of information technology equipment: GB 4943.21-2019 Information Technology Equipment-Safety-Part 21: Remote Power Feeding (IEC 60950-21:2002, MOD) and GB 4943.22-2019 Information Technology Equipment-Safety-Part 22: Equipment to be Installed Outdoors (IEC 60950-22:2005, MOD). These two standards will come into force on … Continued

China Published New Sector Standards on Railways

13/02/2020   Sector Standards still playing an important role in China currently. Six new sector standards on railways were published on December 11, 2019. The new railway sector standards are based on the old versions of those standards, the old version standards can still be used until July 1, 2020. New sector standards are listed … Continued

SAC is collecting FIEs’ participation cases of China’s standardization

12/02/2020 On 8th Jan 2020, SAC published a notice asking the relevant government departments, industry associations, and technical committees to recommend foreign investment enterprises’ participation cases of China’s standards development work. SAC claimed that, Reasons for collecting the FIEs’ participation cases of China’s standards development work: To implement the relevant requirements of the “Foreign Investment … Continued

China Mobile Proposes Three Main Areas for 5G Standardization in 2020

10/02/2020 In the  “ICT Industry Trend Conference 2020” held on January 8, 2020 in Beijing, Ms. HUANG Yuhong, Vice President of the China Mobile Research Institute, delivered a speech on the development of 5G standardization, introducing its latest development and proposing China Mobile’s standardization demands.   As for the development of 5G standardization, Ms. Huang … Continued

SAMR Notice on Issuing Regulations for the Type Testing of Lifting Appliances

05/02/2019 On December 25, 2019, SAMR (State Administration for Market Regulation) announced that the Regulations for Type Testing of Lifting Appliances has been approved for issuance and will be implemented on March 1, 2020. The Regulations for Type Testing of Lifting Appliances (TSGQ 7002-2019) is an integration of 13 detailed rules related to the type … Continued

China Develops Risk Assessment Standards for Consumer Products Safety

04/02/2020 From December 2019 to January 2020, SAC/TC508 (Consumer Products Safety) was calling for comments on three recommended national standards for consumer products safety, as follows, GB/T Consumer products safety – general requirements on physical hazards assessment (hereinafter, the “physical hazards standard”) GB/T Guidelines of risk assessment for chemical hazards in consumer products (hereinafter, the … Continued