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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Measuring Devices, Foods, Blankets, Vacuum Cleaners, Motorcycles

Monday, December 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.

• Czech Republic – draft measures stipulating metrological and technical requirements for electricity meters for measuring energy, laboratory measurement devices for the flow quantity of gas, and motor vehicle tire pressure gauges (comments due by March 31, 2012)

• Kuwait – draft technical regulations on flavored artificial drinks, macaroni, spaghetti and vermicelli, infant formula, cocoa powders, mustard, and edible vegetable oils (comments due by Feb. 21, 2012)

• Saudi Arabia – regulations on stationary circulation pumps for heating and service water installations, lampholders, connectors for LED modules, lighting chains, blankets, and wet/dry vacuum cleaners (comments due by Feb. 20, 2012)

• Taiwan – requirements for three-wheeled motorcycles (comments due by Feb. 21, 2012)

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