Malaysian companies urged to use CCIC to access China market
28 month ago, 01-Aug-2018
Dr Ong Kian Ming
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian companies are urged to utilise the China Certification and Inspection (CCIC) Traceability System to ease market accessinto China.
Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming said this traceability system is a service whichprovides support for completesupply chain traceability information, from production to consumption.
The system is accessible by the public which allows the consumers and other users to scan and generate a QR code using their mobile phones.
This helps consumers in China verify the authenticity of the products within just three seconds, he told reporters atthe Speed Up Your Market Access To China Via CCIC Malaysia seminarhere today.
With the use of thetraceability system, the inspection and verification of products couldbe performedbefore their arrival at ports, and the data from the inspection usedto expeditethe General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) clearance process.
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation Chief Executive OfficerDr Mohd Shahreen Zainooreen Madros said the system couldimprove the brandimage and enhance the value of Malaysian products.
The system helps consumers in China overcome the issue of buying fake products and this is a major issue that Malaysian companies should be wary of.
To date, only four Malaysian companies are utilising the CCICsystem, and we hope more companies planning to enter China, or are already there, willuse it to strengthen the credibility of theirproducts, he said.
From January to May this year, Malaysias trade with China increased five per cent to reach RM122.35 billion.
Exports to China wereup 6.2 per cent toRM53.12 billion, contributed by higher exports of electrical and electronic products,chemicals and chemical products,manufacturedmetal products, optical and scientific equipment,and machinery, equipment and parts.
Imports from China increased four per cent to RM69.23 billion. – Bernama