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Issue 08, 2008 (01 August)
 Industrial Policy
New Safety Standard for Medical Electrical Equipment Takes Effect
The new national standard GB 9706.1-2007, Medical Electrical Equipment íV Part 1: General Requirements for Safety, has been approved by the Standardisation Administration of China and took effect on 1 July 2008 ... (full story)

China Bans Excessive Packaging for Tea and Wine
Following the announcement of regulations against excessive packaging for mooncakes, new rules have now been issued to check "excessiveness" in the packaging of tea, cakes, wines ... (full story)

Gold Watch Case and Strap Subject to Import-Export Administration
According to the People's Bank of China (PBoC), PBoC and the General Administration of Customs have recently announced that gold watch case and strap will be subject to the import and export administration of gold and products made of gold ... (full story)