The Council, Hong Kong Accreditation Service and the Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University will co-organise Seminar on Testing and Certification for Food Safety on 5 March 2019 (Tuesday). T&C bodies, food trade, property management companies as well as parties interested in the topic are invited to enrol on or before 1 March 2019. (Details)
Amendments to the CEPA Agreement on Trade in Services announced
By way of Exchange of Letters, the Mainland has amended the CEPA Agreement on Trade in Services to further extend the scope of CCC testing that can be undertaken by Hong Kong testing organisations. The new measure will be implemented from 1 March 2019 onwards. (Details)
Signing of the CEPA Agreement on Trade in Goods
The CEPA Agreement on Trade in Goods was signed on 14 December 2018. Several provisions on exploring mutual recognition of testing and certification results between the two sides were introduced. (Details)
The third "HKCTC Newsletter" has been issued. Please click the link to download and read the Newsletter.
Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2017-18
Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2017-18 has been uploaded for information, please refer to details.
Statistics of the testing and certification activities in Hong Kong 2016
Statistics of the testing and certification activities in Hong Kong in 2016 have been uploaded, please refer to details.
The Government has announced the appointments to Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification. Please click the link for details.
Implementation Guide of the CEPA Agreement on Trade in Services announced
The Implementation Guide of the CEPA Agreement on Trade in Services (the Agreement) has been announced with respect to the new testing and certification-related liberalisation measure covered in the Agreement. A set of FAQs is also available. (Details)
CEPA Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation
The CEPA Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation was signed on 28 June 2017, with the aim to enhance the level of economic and technical exchanges and cooperation between Mainland and Hong Kong. Four articles are related to testing and certification (T&C). A set of FAQs is also available for the new article related to designated certification bodies under CCC. (Details)
Teaching Kit on Chemical Testing for New Senior Secondary Curriculum
The Innovation and Technology Commission and the Council have commissioned Hong Kong Baptist University to develop a teaching kit for use by senior secondary Chemistry teachers. (Details)
Implementation details for "Nil Waiver Fee" for Testing Laboratories Operating in Industrial Buildings announced
The government announced the implementation of the "nil waiver fee" measure to facilitate the operation of testing and calibration laboratories in industrial buildings. Please click the link for details.
The relevant summary and Q&As on our website have been updated. (Details)
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