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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Foods, Medicines, Heating Systems

Monday, January 16, 2012
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.

• Bahrain – draft technical regulations on snacks, limes, and nougat candy (comments due by March 12) and on quick frozen cauliflower, jams and jellies, marmalade, fat spreads, blended spreads, baker’s honey, dried sour cherries, edible fats and oils and nutritional labeling (comments due by March 10)

• Oman – draft technical regulations on canned pineapple, edible fats and oils, fat spreads, blended spreads, quick frozen cauliflower, dried sour cherries and coffee (comments due by March 10) and on snacks, jams and jellies, marmalade, materials intended to come into contact with food and nougat candy (comments due by March 12)

• Switzerland – partial revision of ordinances on authorization of human and veterinary medicines (comments due by March 1)

• Uganda – draft standards on liquid heating solar collectors, factory-made thermal solar heating systems, custom-built solar heating systems for residential buildings, fire protection, dried fruits, and fruit chips and crisps (comments due by March 10)

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