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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Computers, Lamps, Appliances, Textiles

Wednesday, October 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 – computers, incandescent lamps for general lighting services

Bahrain – labeling of pre-packaged foodstuffs, nutritional and health claims requirements

Canada – dehumidifiers, dishwashers, gas furnaces, wine chillers, lamps, ceiling fan lighting, and commercial icemakers, clothes washers, and industrial gas unit heaters

Czech Republic – devices for measuring the gas flow volume of heating gas, meters and measuring systems for liquefied gas flow, devices and systems for measuring the flow of liquids other than water or liquefied gases, and graduated flasks, burettes and pipettes used to check volume

Ecuador – household refrigerating appliances, labeling and marking of textiles, apparel and footwear, fire extinguishers, ceramic tiles, bicycles, meat and meat products, cast iron, paint thinner, coffee, tea, energy drinks, milk and milk products, and washing machines

Finland – firearms

Japan – glass wool insulating materials

Saudi Arabia – tamia powder, oil of lavender and frozen garlic

South Africa - beans

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