MIIT: 2020 Work Plan for the Industrial Internet Special Working Group

22/07/2020 On 30 June 2020, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published the 2020 Work Plan for the Industrial Internet Special Working Group. It outlines the main tasks and goals in the development of industrial internet, as well as corresponding leading departments and deadlines for delivery. The work plan fully takes into account … Continued

5G and AI Integration – A Research Project Launched in 3GPP

21/07/2020 At the RAN (#88e) plenary meeting from 29 Jun to 3 July 2020, 3GPP approved the project for New SID (Study Item Description): Study on Further Enhancement for Data Collection, marking the official start of research on the integration of wireless network and AI.   The newly-approved project led by China Mobile is a further … Continued

English Version of Modern Standardisation Method—Comprehensive Standardisation Officially Published

20/07/2020 The English version of Modern Standardisation Method—Comprehensive Standardisation has been officially published by the Standards Press of China. The translation, which has been funded and completed under the NQI project implemented by China National Institute of Standardization (CNIS), represents the first ever English edition of a Chinese work on the practice of standardisation methods … Continued

Measures for the Administration of Highway Engineering Construction Standards Issued to Promote Standardisation of Highway Engineering and Construction

17/07/2020 The Programme of Building National Strength in Transportation, issued in September 2019 by the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, outlined: “A system of standards that is suitable for the high-quality development of transportation shall be established, and the effective supply of standards in key fields shall be strengthened. The technical standards and … Continued

Transition Period for Mandatory Mask Standard GB 2626-2019 Extended by SAC

15/07/2020 The mandatory national standard GB 2626-2019 Respiratory protection — Non-powered air-purifying particle respirator, published on 31 December 2019, initially allowed a transition period of six months. However, SAC has recently decided to extend the transition period until 1 July 2021, mainly for the purpose of providing more effective support to COVID-19 prevention and control … Continued

National Standardisation Working Group for Baby Supplies Established by SAC

14/07/2020 In recent years, the demand for the categories, functions and quality safety of baby supplies has increased significantly. Under this trend, the industry for baby supplies has gradually evolved into an interdisciplinary sector, covering various types of products targeting babies and children.   In this context, and in order to standardise the quality safety … Continued

Five New Green Evaluation Standards for Communication Devices under Development

13/07/2020 On 5 July 2020, during its 31st meeting CCSA/ST2 approved the drafts for comments of five new green design standards for various communication devices, including: fixed-line telephones; routers; outdoor machine rooms and cabinets; communication power supply; and communication wiring devices. These standards will require enterprises to systematically take into account the resources and the … Continued

18 Green Factory Association Standards for the Electronic Industry Published by CESA

08/07/2020 On 19 June 2020, the China Electronic Standardization Association (CESA) published 18 green factory association standards to support the energy saving and comprehensive utilisation standard system, and the green factory standard system. The newly-published standards set evaluation requirements for the green manufacturing of various products, including microcomputers, televisions, printers and multifunctional printers, LCD panels, … Continued