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Foreign Regulatory Changes: Auto Parts, Cigarettes, Cement, Glass, Tableware, Pens, Foods

Monday, March 31, 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 – accessories for motorcycles, scooters, mopeds, trikes and quadricycles; medical devices, hygiene products, cosmetics, food and medicines

Canada – cigarettes

Chile – cement

Ecuador – safety glass for motor vehicles

Indonesia – zinc oxide

Malaysia – tableware and kitchenware

Qatar – bottled and unbottled drinking water, canned stone fruits, high-fructose syrup, puffed grain, trans fatty acids

Taiwan – pre-packaged beverages claimed to contain fruit and/or vegetable juice, pre-packaged food containing allergenic substances, light-duty vehicles and motorcycles

Thailand – ball point pens

Turkey – alcoholic beverages, olive oil, heat-treated drinking milk, cheese, materials and articles intended to come into contact with food, follow-on formula and milk, infant formula, feed additives, fruit juices and similar products, table olives, olive oil and olive pomace oil, black tee and green tea

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