China issues first 10 technical guidelines for exports

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce released the first 10 technical guidelines for exports this morning in Beijing. Each guideline offers information on the technical regulations, standards, and evaluation process in the destination market, as well as comparison with the Chinese system. It also provides solutions and suggestions proposed by experts.

The guidelines deal with products ranging from honey, eel, leather and fur products, textiles and down-padded anorak, to aluminum section, air-conditioner, electric tools, computers and accessories, packaging for exports to EU.

By the end of 2006, 100 guidelines will be available free.

The Ministry of Commerce has been working on the guidelines since 2003 with 14 ministries, 40 industrial associations, 6 imports and exports chambers, 50 research institutes and 10 local government departments.

By People's Daily Online

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