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Exovera/CIRA, in collaboration with Makwa Global, supported the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) response to their task outlined in Section 9414 of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA 2021) to conduct a study and provide recommendations with respect to the effect of policies of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and coordination among industrial entities within the PRC on international bodies engaged in developing and setting international standards for emerging technologies.  This report represents that study, outlining the PRC’s approach to ensuring their interests remain paramount in creating international standards for emerging technologies and makes recommendations for USG responses.

To read the report in full:

NIST Final Report