The CCIC Bremen GmbH, subsidiary of the CCIC headquartered in China, offers complete consulting services for exporting companies, which need a CCC certificate. China has grown into one of Germany’s main trading partners. However, exporters subject to the import regulations of the Chinese Government: one of the most common types of certification is the CCC (China compulsory certification) certification, which was introduced in 2002. This includes more than 22 product groups, over 160 products and parts and has hence great relevance for many companies exporters to China. While Chinese authorities such as the AQSIQ and the CNCA determine the guidelines for the import, certification authorities, such as the CQC, which is among the Group of CCIC, are entrusted with the implementation of the certification. The compulsory inspection for the China export belongs the CCIC Bremen GmbH since 1989 to the main services. . This is the first European subsidiary of CCIC group, the largest and at the same time most influential Certification firm in China and acts from Germany from across Europe with the same powers as the parent company.
The cooperation benefits German exporters with the Chinese authorities as the AQSIQ, which set the guidelines for imports of goods, therefore for years. Companies that abide by the import policies, can profitably use the many opportunities in the Chinese market. “The validity of the CCC-certificate is 5 years and must annually through so-called follow-up” audits are renewed. This requires an intensive preparation on the part of the companies that go through the application and testing process. The type test, which is performed on the spot in China, requires careful and detailed planning and preparation. A major advantage of the CCIC GmbH is the communication close to the Chinese bodies that company for its customers and shortens the entire process. As the cycle time plays an essential role for exporters, they benefit from the qualified support of the certification authority. By clarifying whether a product the CCC-certification compulsory subject to the definition of the required sample amount up to the audit preparation manufacturing companies are facing some challenges. The communication with the Chinese authorities and the specifics of the application often lead to the aggravation of the export conditions. The expert advice and support through the CCIC allows a quicker and more efficient access to the Chinese market so many manufacturers and eliminate regulatory hurdles in advance, because it could hinder the exports.