SAC released the special action plan for consumer product national standards (2019)

25-06-2019 To implement the “Plan for the Improvement of Consumer Product Standard and Quality (2016-2020)”, SAC approved and released on 4 June the “special action plan for consumer product national standards (2019)”. The special action plan will launch 105 national standard projects for consumer products, including 49 new standard setting projects and 56 standard revision … Continued

MIIT: call for comments on a number of mandatory national standard drafts

24-06-2019 On 14 June, MIIT issued a call for comments on 7 mandatory national standard drafts and 2 draft amendments of mandatory national standard, as follows, No. Standard name Standard replaced 1 Fuel consumption evaluation methods and targets for passenger cars (draft for approval) GB 27999-2014 2 No.1 amendment of GB 30509-2014 Identification for passenger … Continued

SAC and NEA: Guidelines for Strengthening the Standardization of Energy Internet

17-06-2019 On 15 May,the National Energy Administration (NEA) and SAC jointly released the “guidelines for strengthening the standardization of energy Internet”. The guidelines point out, By 2020 “to complete the standardization road map and the standard system framework for energy Internet”, and “to formulate 30+ basic and general standards for energy Internet, covering the technical … Continued

SAMR released guidelines for random inspection on association and enterprise standards

13-06-2019 On 5 June, SAMR released the Notice on Releasing “Guidelines for Random Inspection on Association Standards” and the “Guidelines for Random Inspection on Enterprise Standards”. The notice is aimed at randomly inspecting the conformity of association and enterprise standards to the Standardization Law. The objects to be spot-checked are the association and enterprise standards … Continued

SESEC IV launched the Webinar on China AI Standardization

12-06-2019 On 11 June, the Seconded European Standardization Expert in China (SESEC) organized a webinar on “China AI Standardization and Regulations” in its Beijing office. Dr. Betty Xu, expert of the SESEC project, made a comparison between EU’s and China’s AI standardization systems and introduced in details the Chinese system, including its key policies and … Continued

CAC: call for comments on “measures for cybersecurity review ” and “administrative measures for data security”

03-06-2019 On 21 May 2019, CAC, together with SAMR, NDRC, MIIT, the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of State Security, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Finance, the People’s Bank of China, the State Administration of Radio and Television, the National Administration of State Secrets Protection and the State Cryptography Administration, jointly issued … Continued

MoT published the Administrative Measures for Standardization of Transportation

03-06-2019 On 28 May 2019, the Ministry of Transportation (MoT) released the “Administrative measures for transportation standardization”, which will come into force on 1 July 2019. This document is applicable to the standard setting, implementation, and supervision in the areas of railway, road, waterway, civil aviation, post, and comprehensive transportation. Full text:

2019 Key Points for Standardization of Intelligent Connected Vehicles

30-05-2019 On May 15, the Equipment Industry Division of MIIT released the “2019 Key points for standardization of intelligent connected vehicles “. It pointed out the main standarization tasks in 2019, as follows, Implement the “Guide on the construction of the national standard system for Internet of vehicles (Intelligent connected vehicles)“, which presented the whole … Continued

SAMR and MIIT: Arrangement for Implementing the “Chinese RoHS” Conformity Assessment System

22-05-2019 On 16 May, SAMR and MIIT jointly issued the “Arrangement for Implementing the Conformity Assessment System of the Restricted Use of Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Products” (hereafter “the Arrangement”). The Arrangement indicates all products which are manufactured and imported after 1 November 2019, and are listed in the “Catalogue for the Management … Continued