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a. Report of Council
b. Related Documents
c. Advertorials
d. HKCTC Newsletter
e. Publications by Other Organizations
f. Press Release
g. Video

 

a. Report of Council

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Document
3 May 2018 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2017-18
 
26 Apr 2017 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2016-17
 
29 Apr 2016 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2015-16
 
30 Apr 2015 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2014-15
 
17 Apr 2014 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2013-2014
 
28 Mar 2013 Review Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2013
Document - Review Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2013
25 Sep 2012 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2011-2012  
9 Aug 2011 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2010-2011  
31 Mar 2010 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
Document - Report of Hong Kong Council For Testing and Certification
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b. Related Documents

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Pamphlets
28 Feb 2018 Chinese Medicines Testing
28 Feb 2018 Food Testing and Certification
31 Jan 2018 Testing and certification services for electrical and electronic products
30 Nov 2017 ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Quantification, Validation and Verification
30 Nov 2017 ISO 50001 Energy Management System Certification
31 Oct 2017 Testing for a Career : Manpower in the Testing and Certification Industry
30 Jun 2017 Testing and Inspection for Buildings and Construction Materials
30 Jun 2017 Product Certification for Construction Materials
20 Aug 2015 Testing and certification services on food
1 Feb 2015 Diamond Testing Services in Hong Kong
1 Jan 2014 Testing and certification services for textile and apparel
9 Oct 2013 Understanding Information Security Management System (ISMS) Certification
1 Dec 2012 Testing of Jadeite Jade and Diamond
Toy testing and certification
18 Nov 2010 Tested in Hong Kong, Certified in Hong Kong
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Legislative Council Paper
27 Feb 2018 Latest Development of the Testing and Certification Industry
17 Nov 2015 Latest Development of the Testing and Certification Industry
23 Apr 2015 Measures to Regularise and Facilitate the Operation of Testing Laboratories in Industrial Buildings
11 Dec 2013 Paper on the creation of posts for the Secretariat of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
19 Nov 2013 Progress Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
16 Apr 2013 Review Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification 2013
15 Nov 2011 Progress Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
17 May 2011 Progress Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
20 Apr 2010 Report of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
15 Dec 2009 Work Progress of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
17 Nov 2009 Establishment of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification and its Work Plan
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Additional Information
31 Jan 2018 ICAC - Pamphlet for Frontline Materials Testing Staff (Chinese Only)
20 Jun 2017 Hong Kong: The Facts - Testing and Certification
14 Aug 2015 Planning Department - Report on 2014 Area Assessment of Industrial Land in the Territory
1 Jun 2013 Report on the Testing and Certification Industry Opinion Survey 2012
3 Nov 2011 ICAC - Corruption Prevention Guide for Testing and Certification Industry
23 Feb 2011 Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics (February 2011) Feature Article - The Situation of the Six Industries in Hong Kong in 2008 and 2009
6 Dec 2010 Agreements on Exchange And Co-operation in Testing And Certification Between Hong Kong And Shenzhen (Chinese version only)
6 Dec 2010 Co-operation Agreements on Promotion of Testing, Certification And Technological Innovation Between Hong Kong And Shenzhen (Chinese version only)
25 Feb 2010 Report on the 2009 Survey of Testing and Certification Activities
22 Jun 2009 Recommendations of the Task Force on Economic Challenges (TFEC) for promoting the Testing and Certification Industry
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c. Advertorials

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On newspapers

Since 2011, the Council has been arranging for advertorials to be published in local newspapers on a wide range of topics about Hong Kong's testing and certification industry and its services. More than a hundred advertorials to date have been published and most of them are made available in this website for public information. Please click on the topics below to browse further.

About the industry

Services offered by the industry:

HKTDC World SME Services

HKCTC has arranged with Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) for advertorial in its "World SME Services" magazine since 2011 to promote testing and certification services in Hong Kong. HKTDC distributes the magazines free of charge for exhibitors participating in their trade fairs.

 

HKTDC Medical Devices and Supplies

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d. HKCTC Newsletter

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Since 2017, the Council issues the “HKCTC Newsletter” to strengthen communication between the Council and the industry stakeholders. The publication will introduce the major activities of the Council and cover different topics relevant to testing and certification.

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e. Publications by Other Organizations

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Hong Kong Industrialist by The Federation of Hong Kong Industries

The August 2012 Volume of the Hong Kong Industrialist featured a report on the "Strengths and Potential of Testing and Certification Services in Hong Kong." Mr. John Hung, the Council's Secretary-General, was interviewed to discuss the industry's outlook as well as the potential in testing and certification services of Food and Chinese Medicine.

In its feature article of the November 2014 Volume, "Testing and Certification Industry – Supporting Hong Kong, Keeping Pace with Time," Professor Ching Pak-chung, the Council's Chairman, shared about the overall development and the advantages of the industry in the past few years.

Hong Kong Industrialist is a monthly magazine published by The Federation of Hong Kong Industries.

Hong Kong Industrialist by The Federation of Hong Kong Industries - August 2012   Hong Kong Industrialist by The Federation of Hong Kong Industries - November 2014   (Please click on the picture to read the article.)
August 2012   November 2014  


Construction Industry Council Newsletter No. 9 (March 2012)

The Construction Industry Council's Newsletter Issue 9 published in March 2012 has an article "What accreditation offers to the construction industry?" setting out the advantages of using accredited testing and certification services in the construction industry. Please click the picture below to read the article.

Construction Industry Council Newsletter No. 9

Hong Kong Echo - Issue No. 60 Spring 2011

Hong Kong Echo is an English language quarterly magazine published by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong. Issue No. 60 for Spring 2011 contained a special report on testing and certification in greater China. Mrs Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan, JP, the former Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the Government and Professor Ching Pak-chung, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification contributed a foreword and an article on “Tested in Hong Kong, Certified in Hong Kong” in the magazine.

Hong Kong Echo - Issue No. 60 Spring 2011


©Copyright March 2011 by The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong. All right reserved.

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f. Press Release

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Date
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20 Dec 2017 Appointments to Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
21 Sep 2017 Implementation details of new measure under CEPA Agreement on Trade in Services on testing and certification announced
25 Jan 2016 Government announces implementation arrangements for measure to facilitate operation of testing laboratories in industrial buildings
21 Dec 2015 Appointments to Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
28 Nov 2015 31st meeting of ISO Technical Committee concludes successfully
23 Nov 2015 31st meeting of ISO Technical Committee officially opens in Hong Kong
23 Nov 2015 Speech by Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology at opening ceremony of 31st International Organization for Standardization / Technical Committee 176 Plenary Meeting (English only)
3 Jul 2015 Further implementation details of Supplement X to CEPA on testing and certification announced (with photo)
13 Apr 2015 Implementation details announced for the testing and certification sector under the CEPA Guangdong Agreement
16 Jan 2015 ISO/TC meeting on quality management and quality assurance to be held in Hong Kong
5 June 2014 Implementation details of Supplement X to CEPA on testing and certification announced
20 Dec 2013 Appointments to Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
28 Mar 2013 Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification releases review report
15 Jan 2013 Implementation details of Supplement IX to CEPA on testing and certification announced
15 Sep 2011 Appointments to Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
15 Apr 2011 Radiation detection and measurement services available in Hong Kong
26 Jan 2011 Implementation details of measures on testing and certification under Supplement VII to Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement
14 May 2010 Briefing forum on Report of Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
31 Mar 2010 Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification released report
14 Nov 2009 Consultation forum to collect views on testing and certification
29 Sep 2009 First meeting of Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification (with photos/video)
17 Sep 2009 Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification established
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g. Videos

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The following series of videos give a brief introduction on Hong Kong's testing and certification services. Please click on the links below to download the videos:

Overview   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Short Clip   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese and English subtitles
Chinese Medicines   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Construction Materials and Buildings   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Electrical and Electronic Products   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Environmental Protection   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Food   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Jewellery   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
Textiles and Garment   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese and English Subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with Traditional Chinese and English Subtitles
Toys and Children's Products   English voice-over with Traditional Chinese subtitles
Cantonese voice-over with English subtitles
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Interview

The Chinese University of Hong Kong conducted an interview with Mr. Wong Wang-wah, Executive Administrator of the Hong Kong Accreditation Service to introduce Hong Kong's testing and certification industry (including services provided, manpower requirement and development potential), and the role of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification in promoting the development of the industry.

Questions
Videos of Interview
(Interview conducted in Cantonese)
Transcription (Chinese version only)
1. What is testing and certification? Download
2. Advantages of Hong Kong’s testing and certification industry
3. Role of the Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification
4. Services provided by Hong Kong's testing and certification industry under the Supplements to the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA)
5. Roles of Hong Kong Accreditation Service
6. Recognition of Hong Kong’s assessment results
7. Internship opportunities
8. Joining the testing and certification industry
9. Testing for a Career : Manpower in the Testing and Certification Industry
10. Development potential of the testing and certification industry
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