Yang Lixin, director of the Standardization Department of the China National Jewelry and Jade Quality Supervision and Inspection Center, attended an interview held in Hong Kong earlier, and said that 493 jewellery laboratories across the country have now uniformly adopted 24 national standards.
As the scale of China's jewelry market continues to expand, the development of uniform standards will help the industry's long-term development. During the Hong Kong International Jewelry Fair, the National Jewelry and Jade Quality Supervision and Inspection Center and the China Jewelry, Jade and Jewellery Industry Association held an "Openness. Integration. Win-win-International Jewelry Industry and Standardization Interview". Exchanges on issues such as the unification of industry standardization and the strengthening of regional jewellery cultural integration.
One of the speakers, Yang Lixin, director of the Standardization Department of the National Jewelry and Jade Quality Supervision and Inspection Center, said that the standards of the Chinese jewelry industry are formulated by the National Jewelry and Jade Standardization Technical Committee of the National Standardization Management Committee. At present, the mainland has formulated 24 national standards, among which "Name of Jewelry and Jade", "Identification of Jewelry and Jade", and "Diamond Grading" are the most basic standards in the industry. These standards are formulated by a 45-person expert group that includes business managers, quality controllers, and professionals from research institutions and universities. 493 jewellery laboratories across the country have adopted these standards uniformly.
Yang Lixin believes that the development of international jewelry industry trade and information sharing in the consumer market, while unifying rules in terms of names, terminology, technical methods, and brands, can give consumers a unified concept. "The jewelry industry in the Asia-Pacific region faces many challenges, including technical barriers, laboratory standard differences, name differences, professional ethics flaws, mine environmental protection, etc.. Carrying out international technical exchanges, opening global jewelry trade and consumer market information sharing, and establishing unity The brand rules are conducive to gradually realizing the unified standardization of the global jewelry industry.
At the meeting, the National Jewelry and Jade Quality Supervision and Inspection Center, the Thai Jewellery Research Institute (GIT), the Gemological Institute of India (GII), and the China Jewelry Trading Center signed a strategic cooperation proposal to jointly launch the Asia Pacific Jewelry Standardization Technology Alliance (AGA) ).