Mandatory national standards are prefixed "GB". Recommended national standards are prefixed "GB/T". A series number follows the prefix "GB" or "GB/T".
GB standards are the basis for the product testing which products must undergo during the China Compulsory Certificate (CCC or 3C) certification. If there is no corresponding GB Standard, CCC is not required.
A non-exhaustive list of National Standards of the People's Republic of China is listed as follows, accompanied with similar international standards of ISO, marked as identical (IDT), equivalent (EQV), or non-equivalent (NEQ).
|GB 31701-2015||Safety Technical Code for Infants and Children Textile Products|
|GB 2099.1‐2008||AC power mains plugs and sockets|
|GB 1002‐2008||Safety Technical Code for Infants and Children Textile Products|
|GB 2312-1980||Code of Chinese graphic character set for information interchange, primary set; see also GBK, a common extension of GB 2312|
|GB 3100-1993||EQV ISO 1000:1992||SI units and recommendations for the use of their multiples and of certain other units|
|GB 3101-1993||EQV ISO 31-0:1992||General principles concerning quantities, units and symbols|
|GB 3259-1992||Transliterating rules of Chinese phonetic alphabet on titles for books and periodicals in Chinese|
|GB 3304-1991||Names of nationalities of China in romanization with codes|
|GB 5768-2009||Road traffic signs and markings|
|GB 6513-1986||Character set for bibliographic information interchange on mathematical coding of characters|
|GB 7714-1987||Descriptive rules for bibliographic references|
|GB 8045-1987||Mongolian 7-bit and 8-bit coded graphic character sets for information processing interchange|
|GB 12050-1989||Information processing – Uighur coded graphic character sets for information interchange|
|GB 12052-1989||Korean character coded character sets for information interchange|
|GB 12200.1-1990||Chinese information processing – Vocabulary – Part 1: Fundamental terms|
|GB 13000-2010||IDT ISO/IEC 10646:2003||Information technology – Universal multiple-octet coded character set (UCS)|
|GB 14887-2003||Road traffic signals|
|GB 18030-2005||Information technology – Chinese ideograms coded character set for information interchange – Extension for the basic set|
|GB 500011-2001||Civil engineering – Code for seismic design of buildings|
|GB 50223-2008||Civil engineering – Standard for classification of seismic protection of building constructions|
|GB/T 148-1997||NEQ ISO 216:1975||Writing paper and certain classes of printed matter – Trimmed sizes-A and B series|
|GB/T 1988-1998||EQV ISO/IEC 646:1991||Information technology – 7-bit coded character set for information interchange|
|GB/T 2311-2000||IDT ISO/IEC 2022:1994||Information technology – Character code structure and extension techniques|
|GB/T 2260-2007||Codes for the administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China|
|GB/T 2261-1980||None but similar to ISO 5218||Codes for sexual distinction of human beings|
|GB/T 2659-2000||EQV ISO 3166-1:1997||Codes for the representation of names of countries and regions|
|GB/T 4880-1991||EQV ISO 639:1988||Codes for the representation of names of languages|
|GB/T 4880.2-2000||EQV ISO 639-2:1998||Codes for the representation of names of languages – Part 2: Alpha-3 code|
|GB/T 4881-1985||Code of Chinese languages|
|GB/T 5795-2002||EQV ISO 2108:1992||China standard book numbering|
|GB/T 7408-1994||EQV ISO 8601:1988||Data elements and interchange formats – Information interchange – Representation of dates and times|
|GB/T 7589-1987||Code of Chinese ideogram set for information interchange – 2nd supplementary set|
|GB/T 7590-1987||Code of Chinese ideogram set for information interchange – 4th supplementary set|
|GB/T 12200.2-1994||Chinese information processing – Vocabulary – Part 2: Chinese and Chinese character|
|GB/T 12345-1990||Code of Chinese graphic character set for information interchange, supplementary set|
|GB/T 12406-1996||IDT ISO 4217:1990||Codes for the representation of currencies and funds|
|GB/T 13131-1991||Code of Chinese ideogram set for information interchange – The 3rd supplementary set|
|GB/T 13132-1991||Code of Chinese ideogram set for information interchange – The 5th supplementary set|
|GB/T 13134-1991||Yi coded character set for information interchange|
|GB/T 15273||IDT ISO/IEC 8859||Information processing – 8-bit single-byte coded graphic character sets|
|GB/T 15834-2011||Use of punctuation marks|
|GB/T 15835-1995||General rules for writing numerals in publications|
|GB/T 16159-2012||Basic rules for Hanyu Pinyin Orthography|
|GB/T 16831-1997||IDT ISO 6709:1983||Standard representation of latitude, longitude and altitude for geographic point locations|
|GB/T 17742-1999||China Seismic Intensity Scale, or liedu|
|GB/T 19000-2000||IDT ISO 9000:2000||Quality management systems – Fundamentals and vocabulary|
|GB/T 20234-2015||Electrical vehicle charging, including GB/T 20234.2-2015 AC-charging standard|
|GB/T 20542-2006||Tibetan Coded Character Set Extension A|
|GB/T 24001-1996||IDT ISO 14001:1996||Environmental management systems – Specification with guidance for use|
|GB/T 22238-2008||Tibetan Coded Character Set Extension B|
|GB/T 32960-2016||Technical Specification of Remote Service and Management System for Electric Vehicles|
|GB/T 33661-2017||Calculation and promulgation of the Chinese calendar|
Changes are made frequently within the regulatory system of Chinese GB Standards. New standards are released, existing standards are changed or updated.
- "The National Standards of the People's Republic of China: Environmental Quality Standards for Surface Water". Ministry of Ecology and Environment.
- "中华人民共和国国家标准公告2011年第12号". National Energy Administration of China.
- XU, Zhengzhong; WANG, Yayong et al. (徐正忠、王亚勇等) (2001). 《建筑抗震设计规范》（GB 500011－2001） [Code for seismic design of buildings (GB 500011-2001)] (in Chinese). Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of PRC (MOHURD, 中华人民共和国住房和城乡建设部). Retrieved 2008-09-29. Cite journal requires
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- WANG, Yayong; DAI, Guoying (王亚勇 戴国莹); et al. (2008-07-30). 建筑工程抗震设防分类标准 [Standard for classification of seismic protection of building constructions] (in Chinese). General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (AQSIQ) and Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) of PRC. Archived from the original (MS Word) on 2009-03-27. Retrieved 2008-09-30. Cite journal requires
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- Standardization Administration (in Chinese and English), China: Government
- "Impartiality Statement". China Quality Certification Centre. Archived from the original on 25 March 2013. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- "CNCA Administration" (in Chinese). CNCA. 2006-09-03. Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- GB Standards in the automotive area, MPR