All news with the tag "Normung und Standardisierung"

Legal enactment

On 1 July 2020, Mexico officially published its new Quality Infrastructure Law, which abrogates the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardisation. The new Law will come into effect 60 days after publication.

The General Bureau of Standards (DGN, in Spanish) approved on May 6th, Mexicana de Acreditación (MAAC, A.C.) as a new accreditation body. Until 2020, and for 21 years, the Mexican Accreditation Body (Entidad Mexicana de Acreditación, EMA) was the only authorized accreditation entity in the country.

The Mexican Senate calls on the private sector, academic and research institutions, specialists, civil society organizations, and others interested in the subject to send their opinions on the Quality Infrastructure Law initiative.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mexico implemented changes related to conformity certificates, origin certificates, and compliance with Official Mexican Norms to facilitate the importation of goods.


On 10 March 2020, the Standardisation Administration of China (SAC) issued a plan outlining the key areas for standardisation work in 2020. GPQI has translated the document in English for reference.


Im Rahmen des Technologieförderprogramms "WIPANO - Wissens- und Technologietransfer durch Patente und Normen" werden KMU ab 2020 mit bis zu 35.000,- Euro unterstützt.