The Chinese Consul-General to Nigeria, Mr Liu Kan, on Wednesday assured Nigerians of his government’s commitment to exporting standard products to Nigeria.
Liu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the Chinese Government had evolved measures aimed at ensuring that quality products were exported to Nigerian markets.
The consul-general admitted that there were few cases of substandard Chinese products in Nigeria and assured that the regulatory agencies in the two countries were working hard to solve the problem.
“China has always paid serious attention to issues of quality products, whether for export or domestic sales.
“We have in place a comprehensive law that will continue to enhance the manufacturing and exportation of Chinese products.
“Since 2004, the qualification rate of Chinese products for export is about 99 per cent.
“China has never and will never close her eyes to a few cases of substandard Chinese products in Nigerian markets,’’ he said.
Liu said that the Chinese Government was also working closely with the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and NAFDAC in preventing substandard products from China.
The envoy said that his government had also trained Nigerian Inspection and Quarantine officials in tackling issue of substandard products in Nigeria.
He reiterated the stance of his government to always sanction Chinese companies producing substandard products. (NAN)