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October 6, 2010 - U.S.-China Conformity Assessment Project held roundtable discussion with U.S. and Chinese industry, government, and conformity assessment practitioners to address U.S. company concerns. During same trip, ANSI held session of China Manufacturer Member Roundtable to discuss China RoHS regulation. Also, members of ANSI's Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee met with CNIS to discuss comments submitted by IPRPC in response to CNIS' notice of draft rule regarding use of IP in standards.

ANSI Events in China Focus on Conformity Assessment Issues, RoHS, and Intellectual Property


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American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
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Press release date: October 1, 2010

Staff of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) traveled to China recently for a series of events focusing on priority issues such as conformity assessment, Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulations, and intellectual property rights.

The U.S.-China Conformity Assessment Project (China CAP) held its second roundtable meeting on August 27, 2010 in Ningbo, China. The China CAP is a project of the U.S. Department of Commerce with the Certification and Accreditation Administration of China (CNCA), supported by ANSI and the U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC). The initiative aims to facilitate a series of roundtable discussions with U.S. and Chinese industry, government, and conformity assessment practitioners to address concerns expressed by U.S. companies. [see related news item]

The Ningbo roundtable discussion followed the initiative's first meeting, which was held on July 9, 2010, in Beijing. [see related news item] The meeting brought together representatives of ANSI, USCBC, and several members of the U.S. business community, where they addressed various aspects of the China Compulsory Certification (CCC) program. Attendees discussed follow-up items from the first roundtable meeting, including specifics of the certification process for CCC, how CNCA works with other agencies to implement the CCC program, and how companies can become more engaged in the CCC technical committees.

During the same trip, ANSI held a special session of the China Manufacturer Member Roundtable dedicated to a discussion of the China Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) regulation. Held on August 23 in Beijing, this special session allowed for member company representatives to have a face-to-face discussion with officials from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and China Electronics Standardization Institute (CESI) regarding a draft of the "Administrative Measures on Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic and Information Technology Products." Reports from the ANSI Roundtable meetings (including this special session) are available to Full ANSI Members by clicking here.

Finally, members of ANSI's Intellectual Property Rights Policy Committee (IPRPC) met with the China National Institute for Standardization (CNIS) to discuss comments submitted by the IPRPC in response to CNIS' notice of a draft rule regarding the use of intellectual property in standards. During a full-day event on September 3, ANSI, U.S. company representatives, and CNIS officials discussed the draft ruling and specific issues cited in the IPRPC's comments.

For more information on any of these events, please contact Elise Owen, ANSI director of international development (202.331.3624; intl@ansi.org).
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