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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Household Goods, Foods

Thursday, May 09, 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.

Malaysia – household electrical equipment; e.g., air conditioners, doorbells, lamps, water dispensers, dishwashers, decorative fans, audio/video recorders, power adapters (comments due by July 7)

Mexico – draft official standard on metal registration plates, identification stickers and registration documents for cars, buses and coaches, trucks, minibuses, motorcycles and trailers (comments due by May 20)

Mexico – draft amended official standard on admission of dangerous goods into port installations (comments due by June 24)

Peru – draft technical regulation on organic production of asparagus, plantains, bananas, coffee, quinoa, flour of bananas or plantains, and cocoa beans (comments due by July 22)

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