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The First Standardization Conference Held in Nanjing
     Update on:2023-05-06 09:01

The first China Standardization Conference, co-hosted by China Association for Standardization, Peoples Government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Administration for Market Regulation, was held on March 30 at the IEC International Standards Promotion Center (Nanjing) in Nanjing, capital of east Chinas Jiangsu province. The conference was attended by Dr. Tian Shihong, Vice Minister of State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Administrator of Standardization Administration of China (SAC), Mr. Hu Guangjie, Vice Governor of Jiangsu province, and Mr. Wang Liping, Chair of Chinese Peoples Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Nanjing Committee.


The conference serves as an effective measure to thoroughly study and implement the important instructions of Chinese President Xi Jinping on standardization, follow the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress, and implement the National Standardization Development Outline. It is expected to be built into platforms for high-end think tank in standardization area, standardization cooperation and communication at home and abroad, and standardization knowledge promotion.


With standards and a unified big market as the theme, the conference showcased the close relationship between standards and a unified big market. All standardizers are encouraged to improve the standards system to support the market rule-making, exert the leading role of standards in stimulating the vitality of market entities, strengthen the coordination of standards to smooth the circulation of market elements, and expand the institutional openness of standards to facilitate the interconnectivity of national and international markets.


The conference consisted of one main session, five parallel sessions and seven technical activities. Dr. Shu Yinbiao, immediate past former President of IEC, Dr. Zhang Xiaogang, former President of ISO, Mr. Zhao Xiangeng and Mr. Xue Yusheng, Academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Mr. Zhang Gang, member of National Manufacturing Strategy Advisory Committee, and Ms. Dong Mingzhu, Chair of the Board of Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai, etc. attended and addressed the event. And Sergio Mujica, ISO Secretary-General, and Elena Santiago Cid, Director General of CEN and CENELEC, gave their address via video.