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5th China Forum on Standardization of Trade in Services Held
Source from:SAC    Update on:2021-10-09 08:49

 
The 5th China Forum on Standardization of Trade in Services, hosted by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and co-organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Commercial Sub-Council (CCPITCSC) and China Association for Standardization (CAS), was held on September 5 in Beijing. 
 
As a part of this year's China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), the forum, themed as "Service standards are ubiquitous, service excellence wins the future", focused on the development trends of service standardization at home and abroad in the context of digital economy.
 
Service standards, as the key institutional norm and technical support in the development of service industry, have played a supporting and guiding role in improving the international competitiveness of Chinese services and contributing to the high-quality development in foreign trade, said Ke Liangdong, Vice Chairman of CCPIT. 
 
Keeping the good standardization of trade in services needs to improve the standard system on service industry and accelerate the supply of service standards. In the important areas of trade in services, we need to harmonize national standards with international standards, facilitate international capacity cooperation through the interconnectivity of standards, and continuously help improve international standards system, according to Li Yubing, Deputy Director-General of Department of Standards Innovative Management, SAMR.
 
We shall focus on the globalization of tendency when carrying out standardization work. We shall not only set the general framework and rules, but also make practical actions including responding to market demands, resolving actual problems, setting best orders, applying advanced technologies, reducing operational costs and raising service benefits, said Gao Jianzhong, Secretary General of CAS.
 
During the event, 11 Chinese association standards were released, including those on the general principles of assessing the business environment of SMEs and so on.