SAMR (SAC) Releases Report on Standardization Development in 2020
Source from:SAC    Update on:2022-01-06 15:12


SAMR (SAC) recently released the Annual Report on the Standardization Development in China (2020), which is composed of six parts and summarizes the standardization work of China in a comprehensive and systematic way.


In terms of data review, 2,252 national standards were released, 8,105 sector standards and 8,387 local standards were filed in 2020. Also, 9,155 association standards were released on the national platform of association standards information, and 446,664 enterprise standards were disclosed by means of self-declaration.


In terms of key priorities, standardization work reform was continuously deepened with documents released to enhance the management of mandatory national standards, local standards and sector standards. The period of national standards development and revision was shortened to 24 months and the consistency degree of national standards on textiles, shoemaking, furniture and agricultural machinery with international standards reached over 95%.


Standardization served the economic and social development, with standardization policies issued to consolidate the standardization work in the fields such as agriculture and rural areas, new urbanization, ecological progress, food and consumer products, equipment manufacturing, information technology, modern service industry, social governance as well as public services.


Standardization played a prominent role in preventing and controlling the COVID-19 pandemic and resuming work and production. In this area, 28 national standards, 37 national standards in foreign language version, over 80 local standards, and 269 association standards were developed and released with 40 international standards proposals submitted to ISO and IEC.


In terms of international standardization, Shu Yinbiao, President of China Huaneng Group, assumed the 36th IEC President. China held the secretariats of international technical committees, such as ISO/TC 333 on lithium and IEC/PC 127 on low-voltage auxiliary power systems for electric power plants and substations.


Many online meetings for bilateral and multilateral communication and cooperation were held to promote the signing of standardization cooperation agreements with the national and regional standards bodies in Pakistan, Myanmar, Costa Rica as well as Africa.


Standardization facilitated the Belt and Road Initiative. The civil aircraft standards mutually recognized in China and Russia were continuously promoted, standard demonstration areas were established through the cooperation with Mongolia and Papua New Guinea, and the platform on standards information for Belt and Road countries was gradually improved.


In terms of infrastructure construction, dozens of academicians from Chinese Academy of Engineering and more than 340 experts have led and participated in the research on several key theoretical problems in national standardization development. Over 7,700 national standards were reviewed, 1,600 national standards in foreign version were approved, and rules for information feedback of national standards were formulated.


The implementation effect evaluation of 72 national standards in the fields such as plastic pipe, financial service and government affairs service was carried out by 11 organizations. Five national technical standard innovation bases were approved to be established, covering space science and application, water environment technology & equipment, constructional engineering, intelligent casting and vegetables.


The relevant work on vocational skill "1+X" certificate application and libraries of teacher resources and education and training resources was carried out. And the first Annual Report on the Standardization Development in China was released, the winners of China Standards Innovation and Contribution Award were elected, and the data volume for uniform social credit code constantly increased.


The report also includes 10 typical cases and the calendar of events for China's standardization work in 2020.