IPSCMI/APS CPP and CPPM program is recognized by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China
English Translation of Approval by China Ministry of Labor and Social Security:
The General Office of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security
No.111  of the General Office of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security
To the Labor and Social Security Offices (or Bureaus) of all provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the Central Government, with other relevant Labor and Social Security departments under the State Council:
Based on related rules from Decree No. 412 of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, promulgating the Decision of the State Council on the Enactment of Administrative Licensing for the Confessedly Reserved Items Subject to Administrative Examination and Approval, according to the spirit of No. 18  of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, strengthening foreign professional certifications management notice, the Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) Program of the American Purchasing Society (APS), is authorized and registered by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. The registration number is No.001  of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security. All the activities of the American Purchasing Society (APS) and related Chinese partners in China, including organizing examination and issuing certification, shall follow the China National Vocational Qualifications Administration Policies.
April 12, 2005