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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Foods, Electrical Goods, Solar Energy Products

Wednesday, January 18, 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, dried and ground lime fruits, and nougat candy (comments due by March 12)

• Chile – Jan. 2, 2012, effective date of safety analysis and/or test protocol for electrical conductors

• Oman – draft technical regulation on snacks (comments due by March 12)

• Uganda – final draft standards on solar collectors, factory-made thermal solar systems, customs built solar systems, fire protection, fruits and derived products, and fruit chips and crisps (comments due by March 10)

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