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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Vehicles, Foods, Bags, Pipes

Wednesday, November 16, 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.

• Canada – proposed amendment to on-road vehicle and engine emission regulations (comments due by Jan. 12, 2012)

• Kuwait – draft technical regulations on fried corn chips, salad dressing,
fermented soybean paste, royal jelly, ketchup and chewing gum

• Pakistan – standards prescribing the requirements of polypropylene woven sacks suitable for packing sugar and unplasticized polyvinyl chloride pressure pipes (comments due by Jan. 11, 2012)

• South Africa – draft regulations on sweetening substances and foodstuffs containing non-saccharine based sweeteners (comments due by Jan. 21, 2012)

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