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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Air Conditioners, Appliances, Strollers, Vehicles, Foods

Thursday, July 24, 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 – sugar syrups; extracts, essences, concentrates and preparations, for tea, and refreshment drinks

Canada – maple syrup, nuclear substances

Japan – domestic use air conditioners (except floor-mounted models, etc.); industrial air conditioners for stores or offices (except floor-mounted models, etc.); motor vehicle air conditioners (only products installed in passenger cars with seating capacity of ten people or less); condensing units and refrigeration units (except for models with compressors rated output of 1.5kW or less); centrifugal chillers (only products shipped to newly constructed refrigerated warehouses with capacity of 50,000 cubic meters or more); urethane foam (house construction materials only); air dusters

Korea – electrical appliances, strollers, motor vehicles

Kuwait – fresh tomatoes, canned strawberries, organic dates, camel organic raw milk

Malaysia – iron and steel products

New Zealand – imported foods

South Africa – frozen fish, frozen marine mollusks and frozen products derived therefrom

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