SPEAC Participates in 2023 China (Ningbo) International Household Appliances Expo

From 28th to 31st July 2023, the SPEAC team participated in 2023 China (Ningbo) International Household Appliances Expo. The expo witnessed an impressive turnout, with nearly 400 home appliance enterprises showcasing their latest products as exhibitors. The spotlight was on small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) exporting their products towards the EU and USA. During the […]

SPEAC’s European and Chinese Team Members Reunite for the First Time

In June, the SPEAC team in Beijing welcomed project members from GIZ Germany for a week-long visit. The visit marked the first time the SPEAC team across Europe and China reunited since the COVID pandemic.  During the visit, the teams held productive meetings to review past results and plan future activities together. We engaged in […]

SPEAC Visits Partners in Shenzhen

On June 15th and 16th, SPEAC visited Shenzhen and engaged in productive meetings with several local partners, including the Shenzhen Institute of Standardization, General Administration of Customs of China’s local branch in Shenzhen, and EMTEK. Mrs. Orsolya CSORBA, Counsellor at EU Delegation in China, also participated in the visits. During the meetings, all partners expressed […]

SPEAC Strengthens Partnership in Hangzhou

From June 12th to 14th, SPEAC held productive meetings with key local partners in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. These included CIRS Group, Amazon Asia-Pacific Training Center, Zhejiang Institute of Standardization, General Administration of Customs of China’s local branch in Hangzhou, China (Hangzhou) Pilot Free Trade Zone, and Alibaba. Mrs. Orsolya CSORBA, Counsellor at EU Delegation in […]

SPEAC Engages Partners to Explore Cooperation for Promoting EU Product Safety Rules in China

SPEAC has been continuing to engage with its stakeholders and partners to discuss its plans and explore areas of cooperation. From June 5th to 9th, SPEAC team held meetings with three of its partners, including the International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC), China Association for Consumer Products Quality and Safety Promotion (CPQS) and the European […]

SPEAC Visits Partners in Ningbo

From May 30th to June 1st, the SPEAC Team met with several partners in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, to understand local stakeholders’ needs in better understanding EU product safety regulations, collect topics of interests for future SPEAC II training programmes and explore cooperations opportunities. The partners included Ningbo Cixi Bureau of Commerce, Ningbo Customs Technical Centre, […]

Strengthening Collaboration in Product Safety Education in China: SPEAC Meets with HQTS

Fuzhou, China – In May, the SPEAC Team held a meeting with HQTS, a global third-party quality control service provider, to discuss future collaboration in developing training programmes for Chinese companies. The aim is to raise awareness of Chinese stakeholders, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), about  EU product safety regulations that they need to […]

SPEAC Strengthens Collaboration in Cross-Border E-Commerce with Key Partners in Guangdong

On May 24th and 25th, the SPEAC Team held productive meetings with key partners in Guangdong, the Guangdong Cross-Border E-Commerce Association (GCBECA) and EVAT MASTER, to reinforce collaboration in the cross-border e-commerce sector. In both meetings, Mr Gianluca Ghiara, the Team Leader of SPEAC II, introduced the project’s training programs in the e-commerce sector and the […]

SPEAC Tools Offer Value to Meet High Demand for EU Market Standards Among Chinese SMEs 

SPEAC Reinforces Cooperation with Local Partners in Guangdong to Assist Chinese Companies in Accessing EU Standards. On May 22nd and 23rd, the SPEAC team held a series of meetings in Guangdong with local partners to explore cooperation opportunities to better inform Chinese companies, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), about EU standards. The partners in attendance […]

SPEAC Receives Awards from Amazon China for Product Safety and Compliance Education

SPEAC Strengthens Cooperation with Amazon China and Zhejiang Institute of Standardisation to Enhance Product Safety Education for Chinese Exporting Online Sellers. Mr Gianluca Ghiara, the Team Leader of SPEAC II, recently participated in a meeting with a delegation from Amazon China and the Zhejiang Institute of Standardisation (ZIS) in Beijing. The meeting was attended by […]