Push to im­prove qual­ity of con­sumer goods

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

China is plan­ning to im­prove the qual­ity of con­sumer goods and pro­mote the “Made in China” brand to meet grow­ing de­mand.

The gov­ern­ment will in­tro­duce com­pul­sory stan­dards on qual­ity, in­ten­sify su­per­vi­sion and spur busi­nesses to im­prove prod­ucts, ac­cord­ing to a state­ment re­leased on Aug 25 af­ter a State Coun­cil con­fer­ence chaired by Premier Li Ke­qiang.

Sec­tors in­clud­ing food, home ap­pli­ances, elec­tron­ics, cloth­ing, cos­met­ics, daily chem­i­cal prod­ucts and sports goods were high­lighted at the meet­ing.

Do­mes­tic stan­dards will be raised to catch up with global lev­els, and a se­ries of stan­dards on core man­u­fac­tur­ing tech­nol­ogy will be es­tab­lished, said the state­ment, not­ing in­dus­try lead­ers will be sup­ported to ex­ceed com­pul­sory lev­els.

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