SARM and 7 Other Ministries Released Opinions on Implementing “Top Runner” System of Enterprise Standards

On July 3rd, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and 4 other regulatory agencies released Opinions on Implementing "Top Runners" System of Enterprise Standards. The Opinions list out actions to establish a "Top Runners" system, to determine key sectors in which to select "Top Runners", to set up a mechanism for the assessment of “Top Runners”, to release a ranking list of enterprise standards, and ultimately to develop a list of enterprise standard "Top Runners".