SESEC Roundtable Meeting about Concerning Issues in Standardization

On July 5, 2019, SESEC convened a Standards Roundtable Meeting with more than 10 experts, scholars, andrepresentatives from enterprises and standardization bodies who attended themeeting. The meeting, which was divided into three parts, was mainly about concerning issues and hot topics in standardizationduring the past few months. Miss LIU Jin from GIZ firstly reviewed the Germany-China standardization … Continued

Call for Comments on Cryptography Law of the People’s Republic of China (Draft)

On July 5, 2019, the National People’s Congress (NPC) issued a public consultation on the Cryptography Law (Draft). According to Article 1 of the draft law, cryptography is de fined as “the altering of information related to products, technology and services to ensure encrypted protection or secure authentication”. The main functions of cryptography are: encryption … Continued

Notice on the Implementation of the Transformation of Management Mode for Explosion-proof Electrical Products, etc., from Production Permission to Compulsory Product Certification

11-07-2019 According to the requirements of “The Decision of the State Council on Further Shortening the List of the Management Catalogue of Industrial Product Production License and Simplifying the Examination and Approval Procedures”, SAMR issued the “Notice on the Implementation of the Transformation of Management Mode for Explosion-proof Electrical Products, etc., from Production Permission to … Continued

China released its first digital factory national standards

08-07-2019 In May 2019, the SAMR and SAC issued two national standards: ” GB/ T 37393-2019 Digital factory—General technical requirements” and ” GB/ T 37413-2019 Digital factory—Terms and definitions”. They are the first digital factory national standards in China. These two standards are the major achievements of the “research and verification of the standard of … Continued

MIIT:2019 Work Plan of the Special Working Group for Industrial Internet

03-07-2019 On 20 June,MIIT Industrial Internet Special Working Group released its Work Plan for 2019. The Work Plan consists of 27 key tasks that shall be completed by Dec 2019. The tasks include the establishment of the China Industrial Internet Institute, the development of Administrative Measures for Industrial Internet Labelling (draft for comments),the formulation of … Continued

CEN: call for communication consulting service tender

02-07-2019 The European Committee for Standardization (CEN) www.cen.eu and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC) www.cenelec.eu are non-profit organizations headquartered in Brussels whose members are national standardization bodies. CEN, CENELEC and their members provide a platform open to stakeholders concerned to form technical committees on specific technical areas that develop voluntary standardisation documents which … Continued

SAC/TC 20 revises boiler energy efficiency standard

01-07-2019 On June 14, SAC/TC20 (Energy Efficiency) held a conference in Beijing to review the revised draft of GB 24500 The minimum allowable values of energy efficiency and energy efficiency grades of industrial boilers.  The draft went through the technical review. China has a large quantity of industrial boilers with a wide distribution, leading to … Continued

SESEC IV launched the Webinar on NEV Standardization in China

28-06-2019 On 27 June, the Seconded European Standardization Expert in China (SESEC) organized a webinar on “New Energy Vehicle Standardization in China” in its Beijing office. Mr. Shawn XU, senior standardization engineer from the Auto Standardization Institute of the China Automotive Technology and Research Centre (Secretariat of SAC/TC114 on Auto Standardization), made a brief introduction … Continued

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