A delegation from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) participated in the 6th National Standards Conclave organised by the Department of Commerce (DoC) of the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 15 and 16 January 2020 in New Delhi. The conference is India’s flagship event on standardisation, technical regulation, conformity assessment, and market surveillance.
Im Rahmen des Technologieförderprogramms "WIPANO - Wissens- und Technologietransfer durch Patente und Normen" werden KMU ab 2020 mit bis zu 35.000,- Euro unterstützt.
New changes to the Rules and Criteria of Foreign Trade in Mexico: PROSEC – Sectorial Promotion Program
The Ministry of Economy (SE) has published a preliminary draft of some further modifications to the rules and criteria of foreign trade. The draft states among other changes that the sectorial promotion program (PROSEC in Spanish) would be cancelled.
Trade and technologies are not limited to regional and national boundaries. International standards can facilitate global trade and the spread of new technologies by effectively removing technical barriers to trade. This helps to create new market opportunities and promotes economic growth.
In November 2019, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) of the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has published several new draft Quality Control Orders (QCOs). QCOs are issued by Indian regulators to introduce technical regulations such as mandatory certification requirements based on Indian standards.
SAMR issued "Announcement No. 44" on 16 October 2019, making new adjustments to the CCC product catalogue and implementation requirements.