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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of TVs, Dryers, Cosmetics, Foods, Etc.

Friday, September 20, 2013
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 information on how these restrictions may affect your business, contact ST&R.

China – reception requirements for televisions (comments due by Nov. 16)

Kenya – specifications for skin care creams, lotions and gels for cosmetic use

Kuwait – draft technical regulation for preserved grape leaf (comments due by Nov. 16)

New Zealand – delayed implementation date of revised minimum energy performance standards for distribution transformers

Saudi Arabia – draft technical regulations for preserved grape leaf and raw wheat germ (comments due by Nov. 16)

Singapore – energy efficiency labeling of televisions and clothes dryers (comments due by Nov. 17)

South Africa – republication for public comment of proposed compulsory specification for safety glass and other safety glazing materials (comments due by Nov. 10)

Switzerland – revised decree on radio equipment and telecommunication terminal equipment (comments due by Dec. 1)

Thailand – proposed revision of notification on labeling of pre-packaged foods (comments due by Nov. 9)

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