The Workshop on EU and China Regulatory Framework was held in Beijing at the end of 2015, which highlighted “innovation, regulatory compliance and role of standards”. The event welcomed the representatives from AQSIQ, SAC, CNCA, CNIS, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry in European Commission, delegation from EU and European enterprises.
During the event, the representatives from both sides made extensive exchanges on their advanced experience in terms of policy implementation through emphasis on the role of standards in EU and China regulatory framework, which increased mutual understanding on innovation and regulation.
The speakers gave their presentations focusing on the topics such as the prerequisite role of innovation in sustainable development, regulatory compliance in electronic field, the role of innovation in electronic standards, basic principles for EU and China regulatory compliance and conformity requirement based on IEC standards, adoption of IEC standards as Chinese standards, conformity assessment procedure of products covered by Low Voltage Directive (LVD) and GB 19517, etc.
The workshop was sponsored by the second phase of EU-China Trade Project. The project is the third technical assistance plan on trade between EU and China since 2000. Under the guidance of economic trade dialogue between the two sides, the project has continuously supported the trade reform and accelerated the sustainable development progress in China from 2010 to 2015.