On 13 March, the department of energy conservation and comprehensive application of MIIT released the latest updated green-design products standards list covering 66 standards. In order to meet the requirements of the “Green Manufacturing System Construction 2016-2020” and facilitate green-design product assessment, MIIT has issued “notice on green manufacturing system construction” and “guideline on green manufacturing standardization” in 2016. As a crucial part of green manufacturing strategy, the list is expected to cover over 1.000 products by 2020.
Except 4 national recommended standards on eco-design, the other 62 are developed by social associations which have been issued and published on national social association standards platform. Till now the industrial products involved include: plastic products, household appliance, machinery and automobile related products.