CPCIF-China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation
China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) is a non-government, not-for-profit organization composed of voluntary companies, institutes, sectional associations and local associations of the petroleum and chemical industry. It is a comprehensive national guild entity that provides service and implements certain administrative functions for the industry.
CPCIF carries out its mission through a number of activities, including: To invest and research into the industry, and to provide expertise and comments for the development of relevant polices and regulations; To collect, analyze and disseminate data and other up-to-date information, to build business information websites, and to promote application of IT technology in this industry; To develop themes and approaches that might be adopted or implemented flexibly by member companies, to encourage self-disciplined business behavior and fair market competition. To promote fair and free trade in accordance with WTO rules and regulations, to assist the government in establishing the trade friction pre-alarm mechanism and communicating with international trade partners, and to work with member companies and the government to deal with relevant trade issues; To issue quality certificate, production certificate with the authorization of the government; to support the government to develop industrial criteria and policies; To assist the government in promoting and implementing initiatives and activities to encourage innovation and technology advancement, to review the annual technical achievements and recommend most valuable achievement for national award, and to promote best technology and best practice among member companies; To facilitate member companies to share information and explore business opportunities by organizing events such as exhibitions, seminars, forums, etc; To publish newspapers and magazines and to provide consultancy and training service; To present member companies’ interest in regulatory work; To coordinate the work of sectional associations and to identify key issues that could be the common concern of the entire chemical industry and seek solution with member companies and institutes; To carry out other work and tasks entrusted by the government.
CPCIF was established on April 28.2001. Now it has more than 300 direct members, including 44 sectional associations, most influential Chinese petroleum and chemical companies, research institutes and universities, which covers all fields and sectors and represents more than 70% of China petroleum and chemical industry. CPCIF also enjoys close working relationship with relevant authorities in all provinces and major cities.