GB Standards (China)

What are GB Standards?

GB standards, also known as national standards  apply across the whole of China and are developed for their technical requirements. These standards come in two main categories; mandatory and voluntary. Mandatory standards are enforced by law to ensure human health and safety. About 15% of these are mandatory and the rest, voluntary.

Most of Chinese standards are adopted from international standard developers such as ISO and IEC.China has also, a future goal of increasing the number of standards they have adopted from international   or foreign standard developers.