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 Council, Government Laboratory, the Open University of Hong Kong and the Standards and Calibration Laboratory of Innovation and Technology Commission will co-organise Metrology Symposium 2019 on 11 January 2019 (Friday). Practitioners and stakeholders of the testing and certification industry and public sector, as well as interested members of the public are invited to enrol on or before 28 December 2018. (Details)
The Council, Hong Kong Accreditation Service and Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University will co-organise a “Seminar on Underground Utility Survey Based on Nondestructive Testing, Surveying, Imaging and Diagnostic (NDTSID) Approaches cum Consultation Forum” on 10 January 2019 (Thursday). Practitioners of the testing and certification industry as well as parties interested in the topic are invited to enrol on or before 30 December 2018. (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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