Area: 9.634 million km2
Population: 1.4 billion
Information updated as of 15.04.2021.
Metrology Law of People’s Republic of China (Amended Oct.26, 2018).
All activities in the field of metrology in China is regulated by the Metrology Law of the People's Republic of China, which is adopted at the 12th Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Sixth National People's Congress and promulgated by Order No. 28 of the President of the People's Republic of China on September 6, 1985, and effective as of July 1, 1986. This Law is formulated to strengthen the metrological supervision and administration, to ensure the uniformity of the national system of units of measurement and the accuracy and reliability of the values of quantities, so as to contribute to the development of production, trade and science and technology, to meet the needs of socialist modernization and to safeguard the interests of the state and the people.