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ANSI Releases Latest 2018 Issue of ANSI in China Newsletter


News on the ANSI-SAC Industry Roundtable on Enterprise Standards and more

The American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) international policy department has released the 2018 third 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 debut English edition, first published in 2015, is publicly available. The Chinese version is also 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. Headlines from the English version of the third quarter 2018 edition include:

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

  • Updates on standards development activities and policies in China, including the release of the first batch of foreign language national standards in support of the "One Belt and One Road" Action Plan (2018-2020).

  • Other policy updates, includingUL's guest article on SINO-U.S. Hoverboard Standard Harmonization.

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.


Jana Zabinski

Senior Director, Communications & Public Relations


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Beth Goodbaum

Journalist/Communications Specialist


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