The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) international policy department has released the fourth 2017 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 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 fourth quarter 2017 edition include:
Standardization reform updates, including China Standardization Law and Social Organization Standardization Part 2: Evaluation of Good Practice.
Updates on standards development activities and policies in China, including the release of the standards to promote urban management and service.
Chinese government policy updates, including China's 14th Standardization Forum.
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 [email protected].
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.