Standardization Tasks in 2021-2025
Source from:SAC    Update on:2021-05-27 16:06

Approved at the 4th session of the 13th NPC on March 11, the Outline of the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035, has been published in a booklet.
The Outline is a blueprint for embarking on a new journey to build China into a modern socialist country in all respects. It mainly expounds on national strategic planning and work priorities, and guide and regulate the activities of market entities, which also defines the standardization tasks in many aspects.
· To improve the technical innovation capability of enterprises, China will enhance its impetus for technical innovation through measures such as improving standards, quality and competition rules.
· To strengthen the fundamental ability of industry, China will improve the supporting system of industrial foundation, deploy an array of national manufacturing innovation centers in important areas, and perfect the national quality infrastructure. It will establish the demonstration platform for production and application together with the public service platforms for industrial technical foundation in the fields such as standards and metrology, certification and accreditation, inspection and testing, as well as experiment and verification, and improve the industrial databases on technologies, processes and other aspects.
· To drive the optimization and upgrading of manufacturing industry, China will establish demonstration factories for intelligent manufacturing, and improve relevant standards system.
· To accelerate quality-oriented development of consumer service industry, China will speed up improving the standards on services such as elderly care and housekeeping, improve the certification and accreditation system of consumer service industry, and promote the development of the industry in a credible and professional manner.
· To deepen the reform and opening up of service sector, China will improve the standards system of service quality, and enhance the implementation and promotion of standards. It will move faster to develop the supervision catalog, procedure and standards in key service fields, and establish an efficient and coordinated regulation system for the service industry.
· To move faster to develop new infrastructure, China will exert the leading role of market, open up the diversified channels of investment, and establish the standards system on new infrastructure.
· To increase the suitability of standards supply, China will establish and improve the quality grading system, and accelerate the upgrading of standards and the adoption and application of international standards.
· To enhance the supporting role of circulation system, China will move faster to establish a unified national market, optimize the market environment in compliance with internationally advanced rules and best practices, facilitate the harmonization of standards, rules and policies in different regions and sectors, and effectively eliminate the regional protectionism, industrial monopoly and market segmentation. It will improve the system of modern trade circulation, cultivate a batch of modern circulation enterprises with globally leading competitiveness, support the transformation and upgrading of trade circulation facilities such as convenience store and farmer's market, develop contactless trade services, and strengthen the standardization and green development of trade circulation.
· To facilitate the coordinated development of imports and exports, China will improve the integrated regulation system of domestic and foreign trade, boost the coordination of relevant laws and regulations, regulatory system, business qualification, quality standards, inspection and quarantine, and certification and accreditation, and boost the identical production lines, standards and quality of products for both kinds of trade.
· To increase the international two-way investment, China will improve the system of network and circulation of overseas productive services, accelerate the international development of productive services such as finance, advisory, accounting and legal business, and promote the spread of Chinese products, services, technologies, brands and standards across the globe.
· To promote consumption in an all-round way, China will reinforce the protection of consumer rights, improve the quality standards and post-assessment system, strengthen the systems such as defective product recall, product injury monitoring and product quality assurance, and perfect the diversified mechanisms for protecting consumers’ rights and dispute resolution.
· To improve the rules of data element market, China will make plan for the development and utilization, privacy protection and public safety of data, and speed up the establishment of the basic system, standards and specifications on property rights, trade circulation, cross-border transmission and security protection of data resources.
· To strengthen the protection of cyber security, China will improve national laws, regulations, systems and standards on cyber security, and strengthen the security assurance of data resources, key networks and information systems in key fields.
· To boost the community with a shared future in the area of cyberspace, China will actively participate in the development of international rules and technical standards related to data security, digital currency and digital tax.
· To improve the social credit system, China will improve the laws, regulations and standards system on social credit system, develop the catalog of public credit information and the list of punishment measures for dishonest behaviors, and intensify the repairing mechanism for the credit of dishonest bodies.
· To accelerate the establishment of modern finance system, China will strengthen the deployment of financial resources, boost the standardization of financial expenditure, and enhance the budget constraint and performance management.
· To enhance the agricultural comprehensive production, China will focus on grain production functional areas and key agricultural product protection areas, establish the national industrial zone on grain safety, start the project for establishing high-standard farmland, and complete the contiguous high-standard farmland for 1.075 billion mu.
· To further adjust agricultural structure, China will improve the standards system on green agriculture, and enhance the certification management of green products, organic agricultural products and agricultural products with geographic indication.
· To enrich the rural economic forms, China will enhance the facilities for the storage and preservation of agricultural products and cold-chain logistics, strengthen the facilities such as platforms and intelligent standard factories on rural property transaction, trade circulation, inspection, testing, certification and other aspects, and guide the aggregative development of secondary and tertiary industries in rural areas.
· To improve the rural infrastructure and public services, China will promote the harmonized standards and systems of basic public services in urban and rural areas, increase the supply of services in education, medical care, elderly care and culture in rural areas, boost the exchanges and work shift of teachers and doctors within counties, and encourage social forces to pursue welfare cause in rural areas.
· To increase the level of city governance, China will enhance the regulation of property service, and improve the coverage, quality and standardization of the service.
· To perfect the system of public cultural services, China will establish a platform for the dissemination of Chinese language, and construct the system for global dissemination of Chinese language and culture and the standards system for international Chinese language education.
· To fully increase the efficiency of resource utilization, China will insist on the approach of energy-saving first, advance energy saving in the areas of industry, construction and transportation and among public institutions, improve energy efficiency in emerging fields such as 5G and big data center, enhance the energy management of key energy-using units, put into place the key projects including optimizing energy system and transforming energy-saving technologies, and accelerate the development and revision of mandatory national standards on energy consumption limit and energy efficiency of product and equipment.
· To improve the resource cycle and utilization system, China will boost the reduction, standardization and circulation of express packages.
· To vigorously develop green economy, China will establish uniform systems of standards, certification and labels on green products, and improve the mechanisms for promoting energy-saving household appliances and high-efficient lightening products and water-saving products.
· To establish the new system for an open economy at higher level, China will raise the level of opening up in an all-round way, advance trade and investment liberalization and facilitation, sustain the mobile openness of commodities and elements, and steadily expand the institutional openness of rules, provisions, management and standards.
· To enhance the harmonization of development strategies and policies, China will promote the harmonization of strategies, plans and mechanisms, and strengthen the interconnection of policies, rules and standards.
· To boost the equalization of basic public education, China will consolidate equality in compulsory education, improve the standards related to school running, and promote the high-quality, balanced development and urban-rural integration of compulsory education.
· To reinforce the adaption to vocational and technological education, China will improve related national standards, and implement the system of "academic certificate & vocational skill rating certificatec".
· To perfect the universal health care system, China will steadily advance the standardization and information construction of health care, and improve related services.
· To improve the equalization of basic public services, China will establish and improve the standards system on basic public services in the fields such as public education, employment and business startups, social insurance, medical care, social service, housing security, public culture and sports, veteran benefit and placement as well as services for the disabled, define related national standards and establish a dynamic adjustment mechanism, and promote the coordination and balance of standards level between urban and rural areas.
· To raise the level of production safety, China will boost the standardization of production safety in enterprises, and strengthen the safety management in key areas such as industrial parks.
· To strictly regulate the safety of food and drug, China will improve the related regulation mechanisms, laws, regulations and standards system, and explore to establish the system for punitive damage of civil public welfare lawsuit on food safety.
· To perfect the national system for emergency management, China will conduct the inspection and management of risks and hidden dangers in disaster accidents, implement the project for reinforcing the safety of public infrastructure and improving the capability of natural disaster prevention and control, and improve the standards on the projects for preventing natural disasters such as deluge and drought, forest grassland fire, geological disaster, meteorological disaster and earthquake.
· To facilitate the synchronous improvement of national defense and economic strengths, China will optimize the industrial layout of national defense science and technology, and accelerate the process toward standardization and generalization.