Some comments on the export of masks and protective clothing
The global epidemic continues to ferment. Faced with the production capacity gap of masks and other related protective materials in various countries, many Chinese textile enterprises in the textile industry, which is in the center of epidemic prevention materials, have bravely undertaken social responsibilities, joined the production team of epidemic prevention materials, and actively carried out overseas anti-epidemic support.
Outbreak, China textile industry association, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade branch of textile industry is also actively play their own advantages, the service general situation, collect, docking, recently approved nearly 40 masks, protective clothing, goggles and other medical supplies production enterprise, 16 to 25 countries and regions in China, government departments and industry associations, and nine countries contact embassy or consulate in Shanghai to carry out docking, to alleviate the shortage of medical resources from all over the world, provide can help outbreak, with China textile strength and wisdom, for countries to win the epidemic war into the "arm".
In the process of purchasing medical supplies for China and foreign countries, some chaos has caused concern in the industry.The quality of the epidemic prevention materials produced by many Chinese enterprises is up to standard, but the export certification, especially the CE certification for Europe and the FDA certification for the United States and Canada, is not in compliance, and the percentage of non-compliance is unexpectedly high, which has caused a negative impact on the export of China's epidemic prevention materials.March 31, the Ministry of Commerce jointly with the General Administration of Customs, food and drug administration issued "about orderly medical supplies exports announcement no. 5 (2020), to export the detection reagent, surgical masks, medical protective clothing, breathing machine, such as the infrared thermometer 5 products has to be qualified as the national drug regulatory department, conform to the requirements of the importing countries (regions) quality standards, to further strengthen the quality supervision, standardize the order of export.
To help timely grasp the enterprises in the industry, certification policies, reduce economic losses and legal risks, on April 16th in the afternoon, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade branch of textile industry organization held a named "masks, protective clothing and epidemic prevention materials production, export policy interpretation access & trade practices" live online lectures, invited from the Shanghai market supervision and administration of certification supervision department, Shanghai association of labor insurance supplies, the cypress detection technology co., LTD and Spanish textile industry institute of experts from different dimensions for the industry enterprise interpret relevant policies, procedures and matters needing attention.