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Publication: Article about CCC certification of machines and technical devices published in German journal “MM MaschinenMarkt”

14. January 2014

In order to be compliant with Chinese laws, certain machines and technical devices require CCC (China Compulsory Certification) to be imported and sold. The CCC certification is based on the published regulations of the China National Standard (also known as GB Standard) and the corresponding Implementation Rules. The GB Standards call out the criteria and parameters that must be met, where the Implementation Rules define the required CCC certification process, the character of the CCC certificate itself and required marking of the product with the “CCC” logo. The GB Standards are frequently updated making it a real challenge for manufacturers to keep up with the ever changing GB Standards and Implementation Rules.

In January 2014, Julian Busch CEO of China Certification Corporation, published an article about the CCC certification of machines and technical equipment. It can be found on the web pages of the German journal “MM MaschinenMarkt”, a professional journal for engineering, production, automation and related topics. The article “China Compulsory Certificate – Zertifizierung von Produkten für den chinesischen Markt” (“China Compulsory Certificate – Certification of products for Chinese market”) describes the CCC certification process as well as its challenges and opportunities.

China’s economy is still strongly driven by its Industrial sector. The People’s Republic has been a huge market for machines in the past and will continue to be so for the foreseeable future. To cover the market and its demands and to exploit all its potentials, manufacturers must comply with CCC certification of their equipment and observe all of the Chinese import regulations. In spite of its complexity, with professional help a CCC certification can be completed within a few months. Strategic planning, diligent preparation of application documents, close communication with the relevant Chinese certification authority (the CQC, also known as China Quality Certification Center) and meticulous organization will ensure a successful CCC certification process. Due to the complex nature of the process it is recommended that a manufacturer has professional assistance to complete the CCC certification in a cost effective, timely manner with the best probability of success.

The article about CCC certification of machines and technical equipment will be published in the February 08, 2014 issue of the journal “MM MaschinenMarkt”, you can find it online here (only in German language).

General information regarding CCC certification, the certification process and the costs associated with certification can be found on our website. In the references section of our website you will find a list of our clientele and what some of them think of our services. Details regarding our certification package including a general anticipated time frame can also be found on our website. For more detailed information please download our free booklet “CCC Made Easy” here. You may also consider our book “A Brief Guide to CCC: China Compulsory Certification”, which can be ordered directly on Amazon.

We can also offer smooth export and customs clearance in China. We can handle your customs clearance resolving any issues that would normally arise from certification requirements. By doing so we minimize the risk of your goods being detained or delayed by customs, which could cost you not only time, but additional money as well. For more information about general customs clearance in China, frequent import complications, possible exemptions and our customs service package please download our free booklet “Customs Clearance China” here.

Please do not hesitate to call or email with any questions you may have.

MPR Author

About the author: Julian Busch is founder and managing director of MPR China Certification GmbH
Publisher: MPR China Certification GmbH

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