Outcomes of Special Action on Standards Comparison and Compliance Released
Source from:SAC    Update on:2021-05-27 15:36

The outcomes of the Special Action on Standards Comparison and Compliance in 10,000+ enterprises of 1,000+ industries in 100+ cities were released at the forum on standardization and modern industrial system on May 12 in Xi'an, capital city of Northwest China's Shaanxi province. 
According to the result, 26,000 enterprises from 175 cities, districts and counties across China have participated in the Special Action, and issued 3,208 programs and 51,000 items of results for standards comparison, covering 1,170 sectors in primary, secondary and tertiary industries accounting for 24.9, 66.9 and 8.2 percent respectively. Besides, 288 third-party technical bodies have participated in the Special Action. 
In terms of industries, standards comparison programmes cover multiple sectors of the national economy, in which four industries including electronic devices, electric cable and furniture have more than 1,000 items of standards compliance results, and 13 ones have more than 500 items. 
In terms of enterprise scale, micro, small and medium-sized companies make up 89.5 percent; and in terms of enterprise property, private enterprises account for 59.8 percent, and corporate, state-owned and foreign-invested enterprises account for 33.7 percent.
In terms of standards comparison programmes, Chinese standards are compared with 3,208 international and advanced foreign standards, in which the ones compared to ISO standards, IEC standards and EN standards account for 23.3 percent, 21.1 percent and 13.9 percent respectively. The rest are contrasted with ASTM, JIS, UL and other advanced foreign standards, accounting for 41.7 percent.
According to the results of product standards comparison, Chinese standards with key technical indicators that are fully or partially superior to those in compared standards account for nearly 10 percent; the standards with all technical indicators equivalent to advanced foreign standards account for 64.7 percent; and those with some technical indicators at the internationally advanced level for 15.9 percent.
In terms of work effect, the top five provinces with the largest number of programs and results of standards comparison and participating enterprises are Zhejiang, Shandong, Guangdong, Shaanxi and Hebei. As for cities, Hangzhou, Wenzhou and Taizhou in Zhejiang province boast the largest number of participating enterprises, Linyi in Shandong province, Wenzhou in Zhejiang and Xi'an in Shaan’xi boast the largest number of standards comparison results, and Xi'an, Taizhou and Wenzhou boast the largest number of programmes.
In addition, Xi'an Thermal Power Research Institute Co., Ltd. affiliated to China Huaneng Group was announced to undertake the Secretariat of IEC/TC 5 on steam turbines at the event.
The Special Action, jointly launched by SAC and other 9 ministries and commissions such as MIIT and MOC in January 2018, is designed to exert the fundamental, guiding and strategic role of standardization in facilitating quality improvement, improve related technologies and management, encourage enterprises to develop and implement advanced standards, and raise the harmonization of national and international standards, thereby improving the quality of products, projects and services.