China Currently Host to Over 36,000 National Standards


The number of national standards currently implemented within China has exceeded the 36,000 threshold.

Tian Shihong (田世宏), vice-head of the State Administration of Market Regulation and chair of the State Standardisation Administration Commission, said at a press conference on 11 September that China is currently host to 36,877 national standards, alongside 62,262 filed industry standards, and 37,818 filed local standards.

China also has 9,790 group standards and 1.14 million public self-declared company standards.

Tian Shihong said that the Chinese government had adopted measures to consult more with industry during the formulation of standards, with China’s national standardisation system currently covering a broad range of areas including agriculture, industry, services and social undertakings.