Quality Traceability System
China will complete its product quality traceability system by 2020.
A recent guideline, jointly issued by the Ministry of Commerce and nine other central departments, said the traceability system would target key products including farm produce, food, medicine, dangerous materials and rare earths.
By 2020, a standard and coordinated product quality traceability system will be implemented and social awareness of quality traceability will be increased, according to the guideline.
The traceability system will provide information regarding sources, destinations and accountable persons to reinforce product quality and safety.
The product quality traceability system will raise quality management, encourage innovative quality supervision and ensure the safety of consumer goods, the guideline said.
In recent years, China has pushed the use of information technology, including the Internet of Things and cloud computing, to establish traceability systems for key products. survey by a Chinese Internet security platform.
About 56 percent of Chinese Internet users said the nation’s Internet environment was “very” or “pretty” secure, while about 32.8 percent of users said Internet security was “generally good,” according to the survey by China’s 360 Security Center.
Some 40 percent of Internet users said they would “pay close attention” to major cyber attacks such as the recent WannaCry ransomware, while more than 26 percent of the respondents thought such attacks would not affect their lives.
About 19 percent of Internet users had no knowledge of recent cyber attacks and are more vulnerable to cyber attacks, according to the 360 Security Center.
To safeguard cybersecurity, the platform said nearly 90 percent of Internet users have installed antivirus software on their cellphones and computers.
China’s online population reached 751 million this June, up 2.7 percent from the end of 2016, according to the China Internet Network Information Center. A total of 724 million Chinese now use mobile phones to go online, accounting for 96.3 percent of the online population. bers of accidents and fatalities both dropping, in the first nine months of this year, the nation’s work safety watchdog said on October 23.
The number of accidents fell 26.3 percent year on year to around 36,000 during the JanuarySeptember period, while related fatalities went down 19 percent to 26,000, according to the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS).
The improvements were mainly attributed to strengthened government supervision, including more