South Korea has several mandatory product certifications covering many different product categories. The most important one is the KC certification, which applies to a large variety of products and is comprised of different certification modes.
India has several mandatory product certifications that affect automotive products. Most relevant are the AIS certification for automotive components, the BIS certification for electronic products and the WPC registration for wireless products.
The latest announcement by Chinese Certification Authority CNCA has a significant impact on many automotive suppliers and car manufacturers. Several products were removed from the list of products that require compulsory product certification. Other products must now obtain a CCC Self-Declaration.
Chinese Certification Authorities to Announce Important Changes in the CCC Certification Scheme for Automotive Components In 2002, China established the China Compulsory Certification system (CCC), which repre... Read More...
China is the second biggest economy in the world. The strong economic growth of the last decades has lead the country to develop its own quality standardization system. The China Compulsory Certification (CCC) is a system which is comparable, but not identical in terms of standards and requirements to the EU’s CE mark or the FCC’s declaration of conformity in the U.S.
In Taiwan, it is against the law to import, buy, sell, use, distribute or trade products that require Taiwanese certification if they do not have the proper mandatory certification.
China is one of the most attractive markets for automotive manufacturers in Europe and the United States. There are not many other markets that are growing as fast or that have more potential than China.