On December 6, 2016, The 4th China-ASEAN Drug Cooperation and Development Summit Forum and The Standing Committee Meeting of the Western Pacific Regional Forum for the Harmonization of Herbal Medicines was held in Nanning, China. The forum was jointly held by China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Around the topic of "quality improvement of generic drugs", representatives from China, ASEAN, the United States, Japan, EU, WHO and other countries and organizations shared their experience on quality supervision of generic drugs at the forum. Wu Zhen, Vice Minister of CFDA, and Huang Ribo, Vice Chairman of the People's Government of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, addressed the forum.
Representatives from ASEAN members, WHO, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, PMDA, EU and other international organizations were invited to attend the forum. More than 400 people from related departments and affiliated organizations of CFDA, provincial Food and Drug Administrations, and drug manufacturing enterprises attended the forum.