The plenary meeting and working group meeting of ITU-T SG20 (standardization Bureau of IEC) kicked off in Wuxi of Jiangsu Province, China. The informatization and industrialization integration standard, “Methodology for building Sustainable Capabilities during Enterprises’ Digital Transformation”, was approved officially and expected published on March 2019. The standard was developed by National Industry Cybersecurity Research Center under the guide of MIIT.
SESEC analyzes: the standard was organized on the base of China recommended national standards GB/T 23000-2017 and GB/T 23001-2017，clarifies accurately the definition and term of “informatization and industrialization integration”. The approval by IEC indicates a virtual step of internationalization of China standards.
Under the guide of MIIT, national technical committee of informatization and industrialization integration Standardization set up 5 new working groups, the first batch.
- WG1: management system of informatization and industrialization integration
- WG6: industrial internet management
- WG7: industrial cybersecurity
- WG10: digitalization quality management
- WG14: new model of manufacture
SESEC marks: the national TC established in June 2018 authorized by SAC, otherwise directly supervised by MIIT.
On 20th December, CNCA published the draft measures on labels of green products certification and called for public comments. The feedback deadline is the 28th of December.
On 15th December, NMPA (National Medical Products Administration) released the 2019 revision and development plan on ministerial level standards of medical device. 94 standards are involved regarding evaluation methods, medical appliances, test and technical requirements.
The 2018 EU-China Standardization Joint WG meeting was held on 04 December 2018 in Brussels, Belgium, attended by the SAC delegation and EU delegation.
The SAC delegation was headed by Mr. CUI Gang, Director General, Standards Innovation Department, SAMR/SAC. The EU delegation was headed by Mr. Joaquim Nunes de Almeida, Director of Single Market Policy, Regulation and Implementation, DG GROW, EC. The heads of the delegations co-chaired the WG meeting.
The two sides have in-depth discussions on the following topics: Update by SAMR/SAC on new organization of SAMR/SAC regarding the new structures and roles related to standardization; Information shared by EU side about EU-China “Ecodesign” work and the related standards cooperation project; discussion on new draft for comments of China “ Administrative Measures for Mandatory National Standards”; IEC & ISO standards, adopted as EU and CN standards; and CESIP platform updating.
After the meeting, the common meeting report was signed, and both parties regarded this meeting as successful and fruitful.
On 12th December, the general office of State council released guiding advices on establishment and perfect of fundamental public services standards system. Key tasks are:
- To perfect the complete levels of public services standards containing nation, industry, location and grass-roots;
- To identify scope and quality requirements of national fundamental public services standards system;
- To clarify the responsibility and duty of governments at all levels;
- To innovate and conduct the implementing mechanism including information disclosure and sharing, inspection, and etc.
On 7th December, SESEC was invited to attend the seminar on “administrative measures for GB” organized by SAC and CNIS. Over the past one month, SESEC were engaging in organizing the comments of European stakeholders effectively including translation, compilation, submission and continual contact with SAC. During the conference, division director of mandatory national standards and president of CNIS stated and explained the background and development situation of the measures. Together with other participants from SDOs, institutes and enterprises, SESEC presented the comments and concerns on complete openness of TC, actual property of GB, inspection of GB’s implementation, the validation & transition period and etc. At the end of the meeting, officials of SAC ensured that all issues discussed would be taken into consideration and evaluation. SESEC will focus and follow up on the dynamics constantly.
On 6th December, SAMR and CNCA jointly published the notice on innovation of CCC catalogue jointly issued by SAMR. 12 products are excluded from the CCC catalogue and do not require compulsory certification from the date of promulgation of the notice. And at the same time, 4 kinds of products’ CCC are transferred to self-declaration management.
Products deleted from CCC catalogue: reciprocating saw, internal Concrete vibrators, Electric routers and Edge trimmer, Electric stone cutters, Electrode holders, TIG welding blow lamp, MIG/MAG welding torches, Wire feeder for welder, Duplicators, Retro reflectors device for motor vehicles, Burglary resistant safes(cabnet)，Burglary resistant safes
Products apply self-declaration: Radio receivers, indirect visual field device for vehicles, retro-reflective markings, vehicle travelling data recorder.
On 27th November, SAMR issued officially the revised general and concrete measures of production license. 38 concrete measures on production licenses are defined. The new general and concrete measures shall be put into force from the 1st of December instead of the previous version.
SESEC summarizes: in 2018, according to the state council’ decision published on 30th September, the production licenses for 14 industrial products are cancelled. In total by end of 2018, 24 categories of industrial products continually apply production licenses management and only 7 products are directly inspected by SAMR, meanwhile the rest 17 products’ licenses are supervised by provincial-level SAMR.
On 27th November, MEE published five new national standards on stationary pollution source to perfect the related technical specifications:
- HJ 980—2018 Technical guidelines of accounting method for pollution source intensity flat glass manufacturing
- HJ 981—2018 Technical guidelines of accounting method for pollution source intensity coking chemical industry
- HJ 982—2018 Technical guidelines of accounting method for pollution source intensity Petroleum refining industry
- HJ 983—2018 Technical guidelines of accounting method for pollution source intensity nonferrous metal smelting industry
- HJ 984—2018 Technical guidelines of accounting method for pollution source intensity electroplating industry
Those mandatory national standards above shall be put into force from the 1st of January, 2019