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The availability of safe personal protective equipment (PPE) is crucial – especially in times of a pandemic. German and Indian experts as well as industry representatives discussed certification requirements for the European and Indian market.

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The recently published 2020-2024 Sectorial Program of the Mexican Health Ministry presents the identified need for restructuring COFEPRIS, the decentralized agency responsible for protecting the public health, in order to optimise its processes to strengthen transparency.

E-commerce is gaining popularity in India. Hence there is an increased need to protect consumers who buy goods online. The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 takes an important step in this direction. It came into force on 20 July 2020 and prevents unfair trade practices by e-commerce platforms.

In business with China, divergent standards, double certification requirements and unclear regulatory procedures often pose major obstacles for companies. The online exchange "Regulatory challenges in doing business with China" in cooperation with the OAV, presented current regulatory changes as well as GPQI support offers to the participants.

What are current trends in technical market access in India and how do they affect German companies? These and other related issues were discussed in an online exchange by GPQI in cooperation with the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) and Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) on 10 June 2020.

Exporte von Medizinprodukten und persönlicher Schutzausrüstung (PSA), wie Atemmasken aus China, haben durch COVID-19 stark zugenommen. Nachdem China als Reaktion auf Medienberichte über fehlerhafte chinesische Produkte in Europa seine Ausfuhrbedingungen verschärft hatte, wurden diese Ende April 2020 noch einmal angepasst.