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On 1 July 2020, Mexico officially published its new Quality Infrastructure Law, which abrogates the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardisation. The new Law will come into effect 60 days after publication.

What are current trends in technical market access in India and how do they affect German companies? These and related issues were discussed in a webinar organised by the Indian country component of the Global Project Quality Infrastructure (GPQI) in cooperation with the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) and Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) on 10 June 2020. Nearly 100 industry experts from various sectors joined the webinar to get insights into mandatory certification and business opportunities in India.

The General Bureau of Standards (DGN, in Spanish) approved on May 6th, Mexicana de Acreditación (MAAC, A.C.) as a new accreditation body. Until 2020, and for 21 years, the Mexican Accreditation Body (Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación, EMA) was the only authorized accreditation entity in the country.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a worldwide surge in demand for medical devices and personal protective equipment (PPE), including in Germany and Europe. During this critical time, GPQI is supporting both German and Chinese authorities to ensure product quality and safety of critical equipment.

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) announced that test requests to the laboratories for the Compulsory Registration Scheme (CRS) will only be accepted online from 1 June 2020 onward.

The Mexican Senate calls on the private sector, academic and research institutions, specialists, civil society organizations, and others interested in the subject to send their opinions on the Quality Infrastructure Law initiative.