Founded in July of 1990,China Engineering Cost Association (called as CECA for short) is a national social organization approved by the Ministry of Construction of People’s Republic of China and approved and registered by the Ministry of Civil Affairs (No. of registration certificate:3369).This association is a national engineering cost industry association voluntarily formed by the units engaging in construction engineering cost consulting service and engineering cost managements as well as the cost engineers, senior experts and scholars with registration qualification. The association sets up total 20 professional committees and work committees. There are 30 interprovincial engineering cost associations in China. China Engineering Cost Association became a full member of the Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors(PAQS) and the International Cost Engineering Council(ICEC) separately in 2004 and 2007.