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ANSI Releases Latest Issue of ANSI in China Newsletter


First Quarter 2021 Edition Available

The American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) international policy department has released the 2021 first quarter edition of its ANSI in China Newsletter, available in English and Chinese versions. The quarterly newsletter updates ANSI members on technical activities, policy decisions, trade matters, and other information of interest. The English version of the newsletter is available exclusively to ANSI members and the Chinese version is available online.

Headlines from the English version of the first quarter 2021 edition include:

  • U.S.-China SCACP Workshop Updates
  • Standards in China’s 14th Five-year Plan
  • Latest Updates on China's Standardization Reform:
    • Guidance for the Adoption of International Standards by National Standards
    • 2020 Revision of the Regulations of PRC on Certification and Accreditation
  • Policy and Regulation Tracker
    • SAC 2021 Guidelines for Project Initiation of National Standards
    • MIIT’s Key Points of Industrial and Information Standards in 2021
  • Updates on China Standards

The ANSI in China Newsletter in English 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. The Chinese edition has content intended for a China-based audience, including ANSI members and partner organizations. Past issues are available here.

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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