20/04/2018 SAMR(China) released the first batch of Green Product Assessment Standard List and Certification Catalog

On 18 April 2018, the SAMR (State Administration for Market Regulation in China) released the notice on the issuance of the green product assessment standard list and certification catalog. As issued in the notice, “wood-based panels and wooden flooring “, “coating material “, “sanitary wares”, “building glass”, “solar water heating system”, “furniture”, “thermal insulation material”, … Continued

16/04/2018 MIIT Legislation Work Plan (2018) released

MIIT released the work plan on 4 April 2018, and the following tasks shall be completed within the year: Regulation formulation/revision (7): Regulations on the Quality Supervision of Communication Construction Projects (Revised) (Department of Policies and Regulations, Department of Information and Communication Development) Administrative Measures for the Security Assessment of New Internet Business (Department of … Continued

08/04/2018 Work Focuses of the Standardization for Industries and Communication Industry (2018) released

On 16 March 2018, MIIT published the policy document to guide the development of the standardization for industries and communication industry.   Four objectives were put forward in the document: Develop or revise 1800-odd standards; Promote the “Association Standards Application Pilot Projects” in 10-odd key fields; Enhance the adoption rate of international standards in key … Continued

28/03/2018 CNCA issued the Green Product Certification Marks

  Two different green product certification marks issued are as follows:   1.Basic certification mark Basic certification marks are applied to products which fall in the scope of the Green Product Certification Directory and have obtained the green product certificates.     Deformation mark Deformation marks are applied to products which have obtained green product … Continued

26/03/2018 We are hiring (SESEC IV)

  Date: 2018/03/23 Job Title: 1. Operational Assistant   2. Legal Assistant Location: Beijing (Liangmaqiao), China   The Seconded European Standardization Expert in China (SESEC) is a visibility project co-financed by the European Commission (EC), the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the European Committee for Standardization (CEN), the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) and … Continued

20/03/2018 Ten Ministries jointly released the Guiding Opinions for Fostering and Developing the Standardisation Service Industry

The guiding opinions proposed 6 key tasks for the development of the industry Cultivation of standardization service providers, including commonweal standardization development institutes, secretariats of TCs, consultation companies, large enterprises, standardization service offices, etc. Improvement of standardization service eco-system, such as resource integration of standardization service institutes, enhancement of standardization service system, digitalization, “Internet Standard” … Continued

14/03/2018 Governmental organization reform in China

On 13 March 2018, China unveiled the plan of governmental organization reform. As a part of the effort to improve government’s work efficiency and service capability, the reform will greatly reduce the number of governmental organizations in the State Council. 8 ministries/organizations/agencies at ministerial level and 7 at vice-ministerial level will be cancelled or merged into … Continued

08/03/2018 11 Environmental protection control standards for imported solid wastes as raw materials

11 Environmental protection control standards for imported solid wastes as raw materials are available: 1.Environmental protection control standard for imported solid wastes as raw materials —Smelt slag 2.Environmental protection control standard for imported solid wastes as raw materials—compressed piece of scrap automobile 3.Environmental protection control standard for imported solid wastes as raw materials—Metal and electrical … Continued