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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Air Conditioners, Foods, Cables, Lamps

Friday, August 30, 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 – greenhouse and energy minimum standards for air conditioners and heat pumps (comments due by Oct. 26)

Mali – mandatory standard on common wheat flour enriched with iron, zinc and B vitamins

Qatar – draft technical regulation on raw wheat germ and canned cooked dry cowpea (comments due  by Oct. 28)

Trinidad & Tobago – extension through Sept. 27 of comment period on electric cables

Trinidad & Tobago – safety requirements for self-ballasted lamps for general lighting services (comments due by Sept. 26)

Uganda – draft standards on oils for various engines and herbal tea and herbal infusions (comments due by Oct. 26)

United Arab Emirates – draft technical regulations on raw wheat germ and canned cooked dry cowpea (comments due by Oct. 28)

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