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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Medical Devices, E-Cigarettes, Electrical Equipment, Foods

Monday, May 05, 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.

China – medical devices

Israel – electronic cigarettes

Korea – digital private mobile radio equipment

Kuwait – iced tea, non-alcoholic carbonated beverages, canned stone fruits, unbottled drinking water, pre-packaged foods for special dietary use

Lithuania – meat products

Saudi Arabia – canned stone fruits, puffed grain, unbottled drinking water, low-voltage switchgear and control gear assemblies, power switchgear and control gear assemblies, distribution boards, assemblies for power distribution in public networks, conduit systems for cable management, rigid conduit systems, pliable conduit systems, flexible conduit systems, conduit systems buried underground, circuit breakers for AC operation, switches for household and similar fixed electrical installations, PVC insulated cables, sheathed cables for fixed wiring, flexible cables (cords), lift cables and cables for flexible connections, flexible cables screened and unscreened with two or more conductors

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