On 15 March 2016, the General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQISQ) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) jointly held the constituting workshop for the Sub-Working Group on Product Safety of Bilaterally Traded Medical Devices in Beijing. At the event, Director General Sun Wenkang (AQSIQ) and Director General Stephan […]
From 15 to 19 June 2015, a delegation from various technical departments of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) visited Europe. The objective of the trip was to gather information about measures to monitor product safety in e-commerce and to discuss current developments with their German partners. The delegation trip, which was prepared and accompanied […]
During a an official delegation visit of the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) to Beijing, a dialogue with the Ministry for Public Security (MPS) of the PRC on product requirements in the security industry was initiated, which had been anticipated for a long time by German industry representatives. From the German side, the Deutsche Gesellschaft […]
On 4 December 2014, the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) hosted an Expert Hearing on “China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone: Impact of Current Import Inspection and Certification Reforms on German Companies“ in Waigaoqiao, Shanghai. More than 60 participants, including officials of BMWi and AQSIQ, the National Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA), local Inspection and Quarantine Bureaus (CIQ), as well as Chinese and German experts and private sector representatives, attended the event, which was implemented by the Sino-German Quality Infrastructure Project and AHK Greater China.
Macro-policy shifts in quality infrastructure after the 18th Third Plenary Session and the anticipated impacts on foreign companies
The QI Project has commissioned a study on analyzing the policy changes in Chinese quality infrastructure in March 2014. To include the industry’s firsthand experiences into the study, interviews with representatives from German manufacturing companies across China will be conducted starting in June 2014. We welcome interested companies to join the interviews.
On 11 March 2014, the Sino-German Quality Infrastructure Project invited industry experts to a roundtable meeting on “Post-3rd Plenum Impacts on Production Conditions and Market Access”. The meeting served as the kick-off event for a study on how recent policy shifts impact German companies’ business operations and plans in China.