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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Appliances, Lamps, Power Supplies

Monday, July 01, 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.

Australia – transition from state and territory legislation to nationally-consistent legislation of existing greenhouse and energy minimum standards requirements for dishwashers, refrigerators, double-capped linear fluorescent lamps, transformers and electronic step-down converters for ELV lamps, ballasts for fluorescent lamps, clothes washers, self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps for general lighting services, incandescent lamps for general lighting services, electric water heaters, external power supplies, digital television set-top boxes, refrigerated display cabinets, power transformers, air conditioners and heat pumps, liquid-chilling packages using the vapor compression cycle, and close control air conditioners (comments due by Aug. 25)

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