EU: DG ENTR (European Commission)
China: Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ)
The consultation mechanism, which includes dispute resolution provisions, aims to improve mutual understanding of both parties' product safety rules. It contributes to the High-Level Steering Committee for industrial products, which can call annual meetings, discuss major issues, and plan future co-operation as well as forming emergency working groups on several sectoral issues. There are a dozen of Working Groups, including: cosmetics; electrical and mechanical products; automobile; conformity assessment; standardisation; wine and spirits; chemicals; toys safety; textiles; and medical devices.