On Tuesday 18 June 2019 the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) is organising a workshop on standardisation and conformity assessment in cooperation with the Global Project Quality Infrastructure (GPQI) in New Delhi.
On 3 June 2019, a decree was taking effect that affects import procedures to Mexico for various products. As part of these regulatory changes, a so-called “declaration of non-commercialization”, by which goods not meant for commercialization could be imported without being compliant with Mexican technical regulations, has lost validity.
Experts from Germany and India discussed in an expert exchange the future cooperation on data protection certification on 29 May 2019 in New Delhi.
During the week of May 6-10, a Delegation of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), led by Mr. Helge Engelhard, Deputy Director General for Digital policy and Innovation, visited Mexico in the context of the German-Mexican Dialogue on Quality Infrastructure.
Between 15-18th of April 2019, Mr. Boris Böhme, Division Director for Market Surveillance and Product Safety at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) visited Brasilia to meet with Ms. Carvalho, Vice Director of the Secretariat for Industrial Development, Trade, Services and Innovation, and Mr. Dalcolmo, Director for Labor, of the Brasilian Ministry for Economic Affairs to discuss the next steps for the Brazilian-German Working Group on Quality Infrastructure.
Around 30 participants from the government, subordinate organisations, and the private sector discussed the role of standards and certification for the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices at an Indo-German expert workshop on 16 May 2019 in Mumbai. The expert workshop took place at the side-lines of it-sa India, India’s IT security expo and conference.