The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) international policy department has released the first 2018 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 here, while the Chinese version is available publicly here.
The ANSI in China newsletter is available in two versions. The first is written in Chinese with content targeted toward a China-based audience of both ANSI members and partner organizations. Past issues are publicly available here. The second version, in English, has content intended fora U.S.-based audience. The debut edition of the English version, first published in 2015, is publicly available here, while all subsequent editions are available to ANSI members only.
To mark ANSI's 100th anniversary, ANSI's first 2018 edition reflects on the accomplishments of its long-standing ANSI China Program. Other headlines from the English version include:
- Updates on standards development activities and policies in China, including the major Chinese government overhaul and SAC's guidance on the establishment of national standards
- Chinese government policy updates, including the State Council's release of opinions on strengthening the development of quality certification system and total quality management.
Editorial contributions for upcoming ANSI in China newsletter editions are gladly 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.