EU, US and China agree to continue trilateral cooperation on consumer product safety Published on: 19/06/2014, Last update: 23/06/2015
EU Consumer Policy Commissioner Neven Mimica, Elliot F. Kaye, Executive Director and Chairman-Designate of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, and Sun Dawei, Vice-Minister General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) of the People’s Republic of China participated in the biannual trilateral Summit on Consumer product safety. The three parties agreed to take stock of previous achievements and to build on them to deepen the trilateral cooperation in the area of consumer product safety. The specific actions to be taken include continued exchange of information on a regular basis, cooperation to implement the concept of seamless surveillance, ongoing education for industry stakeholders, further discussions on relevant standards for consumer products of shared concern, continued efforts to reinforce consumer product traceability and engagement with other relevant product safety organisations to foster cooperation in the area. The meeting took part within the International Product Safety Week, running in Brussels between 16 and 20 June.