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

SAC issued standards for Cybersecurity Classified Protection V2.0

16-05-2019 In the National Standardization Press Conference hold on 13 May, SAMR/SAC issued 3 key standards for the Cybersecurity Classified Protection System V2.0: GB/T 22239-2019 information security technology-baseline for classified protection of cybersecurity; GB/T 28448-2019 Information security technology-evaluation requirements for classified protection of cybersecurity; GB/T 25070-2019 Information security technology-Technical requirements of security design for classified … Continued

SAMR/SAC: Improve the development procedure for national standards

16-05-2019 On 13 May, SAMR and SAC held a press conference to inform the public about the reform of national standard formulation/revision procedures. The following measures will be taken to improve the openness and participation of national standards projects. to solve the difficulties in proposing national standards projects, TC members will be empowered to submit national … Continued

SESEC: Call for Comments on the Administrative Measures for Mandatory National Standards (draft for approval)

14-05-2019 China has notified the WTO of its Draft for Approval of the Administrative Measures for Mandatory National Standards. Attached please find an article-by-article comparison done by the SESEC Project between a previous version for comments released in October 2018 and this current draft for approval submitted to the WTO. Differences are highlighted. You can also find … Continued

SAMR Investigates the Status of Adoption of International Standards in China

10-05-2019 SAMR published on 15 April the Notice on the Investigation of the Adoption Status of International Standards in China. According to the 2019 Key Standardization Working Points, China will promote the adoption and application of international standards in this country. To achieve this goal, SAC organized an investigation among the departments of the State Council, … Continued

SAMR:Administrative Measures for the Use of Green Product Labelling

09-05-2019 On 5 May, SAMR published the Administrative Measures for the Use of Green Product Labelling. This regulation will come into effect on 1 June 2019. On 22 November 2016, the State Council issued the Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Developing a Unified Standard, Certification and labelling System of Green … Continued

SAC approved 4 national technical standard innovation bases

06-05-2019 On 4 March, SAC approved to establish 4 national technical standard innovation bases,namely the intelligent manufacturing basics, DC transmission, rare earth, and ginseng. There have been 32 national technical standard innovation bases established so far, covering advanced manufacturing, modern energy, consumer staples, ecological civilisation, etc. According to the Overall Plan for the Construction of … Continued

China is about to revise the Regulations on Certification and Accreditation

06-05-2019 According to the Opinions of the State Council on Strengthening Quality Certification System Construction and Promoting Total Quality Management and the SAMR 2019 Legislation Work Plan, SAMR (CNCA) will launch the revision of the Regulations on Certification and Accreditation. Now SAMR (CNCA) is calling for public comments on it, and the comments submitted shall … Continued

MPS/Cybersecurity Bureau released the Guide on Internet Personal Information Protection (draft for comments)

30-04-2019 On 10 April 2019, the Cybersecurity Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, Beijing Network Industry Association and the Third Research Institute of the Ministry of Public Security jointly released the “Guide on Internet personal information protection (draft for comments)”. This document provides the management mechanism, security technical measures and service processes for personal information protection. It gives … Continued