Archive for the ‘Inspection and Quarantine’ Category

China fails to deliver on product safety: European watchdog

July 24, 2007

BEIJING (AFP) – China has failed to respond adequately when asked to act on complaints from European nations about unsafe Chinese exports, the EU’s consumer watchdog chief said here Tuesday.

Under an accord that took effect in May last year, China agreed to provide reports every three months on the actions taken in response to complaints from the European Commission about problem Chinese goods.

But European Commissioner for Consumer Protection Meglena Kuneva told reporters that China had only provided two such reports since then.

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