Hainan province released the opinions on implementing the Outline on March 8, 2022, to strengthen the standardization development, accelerate the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port and provide technical support for the high-quality economic and social development of Hainan.

Targets in figures

  • Enable all local standards and normative technical documents to fully conform to the review for adoption and conversion of international standards and advanced foreign standards, and encourage key research institutions and enterprises to actively participate in domestic and foreign standardization activities.
  • Deepen the in-depth standardization development in all respects, establish a standards system for high-quality development, and participate in the development of more than 400 international and national standards.
  • Basically establish a team of standardization technical talents, with no less than 100 senior experts in the think tank of the province.

Major tasks

  • Deepen the standardization work reform, and establish a standard supply structure applicable to the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port.
  • Comply with international economic and trade rules, and constantly improve the openness of standardization, including raising the awareness of standards internationalization, adopting international standards and advanced foreign standards, strengthening standardization communication and cooperation, and improving the supporting role of standards in trade facilitation.
  • Vigorously promote the standardization actions on high-quality development of Hainan Free Trade Port in the key fields for economic and social development, such as institutional innovation, new development pattern, modern industrial system, innovation-driven development, international center for tourism consumption, first-class business environment, rural revitalization, regional coordination, new urbanization development, infrastructure quality improvement, national pilot zone for ecological conservation, public services, cultural soft power, coordinated development and safety.
  • Improve the standardization work system and mechanism, such as the promotion mechanism of government at various levels, regulation and service mechanism, technical support mechanism and market-driven mechanism, and increase the effectiveness of standardization in serving the construction of Hainan Free Trade Port.

Source: China Standardization Magazine, 5th issue, 2022.