On November 7th, the China Conference on High-quality Development of Inspection and Testing and the 14th Five-Year Plan was held in Shanghai. It was hosted by the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), and organized by the Chinese Certification and Accreditation Institute (CCAI) of the SAMR, and the Trade Promotion Center of the CCPIT. Han Yi, Chief Engineer of the SAMR, and Zhang Shenfeng, Vice Chairman of the CCPIT, attended the conference and delivered speeches.
During the conference, it was pointed out that we must adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, thoroughly implement the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the CPC, deepen and advance the reforms to delegate power, streamline administration and optimize government services in the field of inspection and testing. At the same time, we should insist on being problem-oriented and goal-oriented, and focus on strengthening regulation in process and afterwards, so as to standardize the management system and vitalize the development of the industry.
During the conference, it was emphasized that we must strive to establish a basic inspection and testing system that meets the needs of high-quality development by 2025; strive to significantly improve testing capabilities that support the national economic and social development; strive to greatly improve the industrial standard operation level as well as social credibility. By doing so, we will witness the emergency of a number of large-scale and high-level inspection and testing groups with good reputation and wide-ranges of services, and the formation of a number of regions featuring collective development of high-tech services in inspection and testing, which will cultivate a group of renowned brands of inspection and testing with international influences. By 2035, we will form a new pattern of high-quality development in inspection and testing, which would meet the needs of the development of a modern market economy, making greater contributions to promote the high-quality economic and social development, and meeting people's growing need for a better life.
A total of six representatives delivered keynote speeches during the conference, including Pang Guofang, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Cai Lidong, Vice President of Jilin University, Liang Qi, Professor of Sun Yat-sen University Center for Industrial and Regional Development Research, Zhangwei, Secretary of Party Committee at Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. of Zhuhai, Zhang Yuqi, Chairman of the board of the State Development & Investment Corp., Ltd., and Xu Zengde, Director of the board of China Certification & Inspection Group. Representatives of relevant leading inspection and testing institutions delivered key speeches.