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ANSI in China Newsletter: Latest Issue Released


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI)’s international policy department has released the 2018 second quarter edition of its ANSI in China Newsletter, a resource for updates on technical activities, policy decisions, trade matters, and other information of interest to ANSI members operating in or interacting with China.

The English version of the newsletter is available exclusively to ANSI members. The Chinese version is publicly available.

The ANSI in China newsletter in Chinese has content intended for a China-based audience, including ANSI members and partner organizations. Past issues are publicly available. The English version contains content for a U.S.-based audience. The debut edition of the English version, first published in 2015, is publicly available, while all subsequent editions are available to ANSI members only.

Headlines from the English version of the second quarter 2018 edition include:

- Standardization reform updates, including news on the upcoming ANSI-SAC Industry Roundtable on Enterprise Standards.

- Updates on standards development activities and policies in China, including the call for comments on the standards for children's electric hoverboards.

- Chinese government policy updates, including the State Council's Notice on Guidelines for the Establishment of National Standards and China’s Plan to Eliminate Ownership Limits on Foreign Automotive Enterprises.

Editorial contributions for upcoming ANSI in China newsletter editions are accepted for review and possible publication, subject to revision by the editors. Please submit proposed news items, send questions and comments on China’s standardization reform, and provide any other feedback on the newsletter to

About the ANSI China Program

In addition to reporting standards-related activities in China, ANSI’s China Program has a direct and growing role in fostering greater U.S.-China cooperation in the areas of standardization and conformity assessment. For more information, visit ANSI’s StandardsPortal, which provides details and answers on standards, conformance, market access, and trade–related questions for China and other countries.

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