Extended implementation date for the Registration in India of several product categories

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has recently in the Gazette of India announced an extension to the implementation date of the Electronics and IT Goods Registration Order for six product...

At present, it seems to be some uncertainty about current EMC testing requirements for electrical/electronic products in South Africa. Until recently, the products have been subject to testing/approval of both electrical safety and EMC.  During the past months, it has apparently been discussions about respective scope of roles etc. between the various governmental bodies involved, i.e. DTI (Department of Trade & Industry), NRCS (National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications), SABS (South African Bureau of Standards) and ICASA (Independent Communication Authority of South Africa).       

The new requirements as published by the US Dept of Energy (DOE), apply to direct operation external power supplies (EPS).
These federal US requirements are predicted to save almost 50 million tons of carbon dioxide over 30 years, (which corresponds to the annual electricity consumption of 6-7 million
US homes).

IRAM is the main national body for product certification in Argentina, and is Nemko’s long standing cooperation partner there.
Very recently, the Argentinian Ministry of Economy & Public Finances which controls the mandatory national certification scheme, announced a new regulation (Resolution No.404/2015) which puts certain restrictions on such bi-lateral cooperation agreements.

On 12-16 October, the 79th annual IEC General Meeting took place in Minsk, Belarus, hosted by the IEC National Committee c/o the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus (Gosstandart).

On 12-16 October, the 79th annual IEC General Meeting took place in Minsk, Belarus, hosted by the IEC National Committee c/o the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus (Gosstandart).

Earlier this year, the National People’s Congress (NPC) released a draft on the Cyber Security Law of the P.R.China, which has since been posted on the official NPC website  for soliciting public comments.

Nemko is invited to give a presentation about ‘Global market access conditions for electrical/electronic products’ at a World Standards Cooperation (WSC) workshop arranged jointly by IEC, ISO and ITU at the United Nations premises in Geneva, Switzerland on 1-2 December.

Nemko's CEO Grete Aspelund has informed the Board of Directors that she is resigning her position to become CEO of Sweco Norway. Grete Aspelund will remain CEO of Nemko until 31 December 2015.

Again, there are organizational changes for the authorities concerned with market access of electrical/electronic products in Korea.
Now, the Korean safety authority, Ministry of Knowledge & Economy (MKE) has changed name to Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy (MOTIE), whereas the EMC/RF/Telecom authority, Korea Communications Commission (KCC), has become a part of the Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning (MSIP).
 

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