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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Food Items, Motors, Saws

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the World Trade Organization has been notified of regulatory changes that may affect exports of specific products to the following countries. For more information on how these restrictions may affect your business, contact ST&R.

• Kuwait – mandatory standards on sweetened condensed skim milk blended with vegetable fat, skimmed milk blended with vegetable fat in powdered form, star anise, mixed spices and condiments, grape syrup, non-dairy coffee creamer, fennel seed, and aniseed (comments due by Dec. 21)

• Pakistan – standards on biscuits and food grade salt (comments due by Dec. 21)

• Taiwan – new safety standard for explosion-proof motors (comments due by Dec. 21)

• Taiwan – safety inspection requirement for circular sawing machines (comments due by Dec. 21)

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