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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Festive Articles, Motor Vehicles, Foods, Faucets, Electronics

Friday, January 10, 2014
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.

Brazil – festive or other entertainment articles, including conjuring tricks and novelty jokes

Canada – Dec. 18, 2013, adoption of amended regulations on explosives and motor vehicle safety

China – ceramic cartridge faucets (comments due by Feb. 20)

Ecuador – draft technical regulations on sugar confectionery, cocoa products, dispersing and spraying appliances, and electric accumulators (comments due by March 11)

Indonesia – LPG tanks, vehicle rims, rubber seals for LPG steel cylinder valves, textile and apparel articles, silvered flat-glass mirrors

Saudi Arabia – electronic control gear for LED modules, secondary cells and batteries containing alkaline or other non-acid electrolytes, vehicles (fuel economy)

Taiwan – pre-packaged fresh milk, sterilized milk, flavored milk, milk drink and milk powder product (comments due by Feb. 7)

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