SAC Notified WTO About 11 Mandatory National Standards

30/03/2020 On March 13, 2020, SAMR (State Administration for Market Regulation) (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.) notified WTO about 11 mandatory national standards. No. Standard Name[1] Content 1 Minimum Allowable Values of Energy Efficiency and Values of Efficiency Grades for Motors Energy efficiency grade, minimum allowable values of energy efficiency and test method of three-phase … Continued

Main Points of National Standardisation Work for China in 2020

27/03/2020 In March 2020, SAC issued the Main Points of National Standardisation Work for China in 2020. From the top-design of the standardisation strategy to the detailed contents of standards development and management, the document introduced all the key tasks of the 2020 standardization work for China. In 2020, China will continue participating in the … Continued

China Published New English Versions of Railway Sector Standards

24/03/2020 On March 11, 2020, the National Railway Administration released six English versions of railway sector standards: No. English Name of the Sector Standard Standard Code 1 EMC/DMC Vocabulary-Part 1: Basic Vocabulary TB/T 3453.1-2016 2 EMC/DMC Vocabulary-Part 2: Test TB/T 3453.2-2016 3 EMC/DMC Vocabulary-Part 3: Parts and System TB/T 3453.3-2016 4 Types and Basic Dimensions … Continued

China Strengthens Standardization in Additive Manufacturing

23/03/2020 On March 3, 2020, SAC, MIIT, along with the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Education, the National Medical Products Administration, and the Chinese Academy of Engineering jointly published the “Action Plan for Standards Leading the Development of the Additive Manufacturing Industry”. The document aims to implement the policy of the central … Continued

China publishes new rules on testing and certification of commercial cryptography

By Luna ZHAO on 16 March 2020 To support the building of the commercial cryptography testing and certification system, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the State Cryptography Administration (SCA) put forward the implementation opinions on the testing and certification of commercial cryptography in February of 2020. The Opinions are based on the … Continued

The Regulation on the Implementation of the Foreign Investment Law of China

28/02/2020 The Regulation on the Implementation of the Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China that was published by the State Council in December 2019 came into force in January 2020. Background: The regulation is a supporting document to the Foreign Investment Law of China which was published in March 2019. The Foreign … Continued

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