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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Auto Parts, Lamps, Personal Care Items

Thursday, August 15, 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.

Brazil – mufflers and exhaust pipes, transmission chains, motorcycle parts and accessories, iron or steel chains and parts thereof, and friction material for brakes (comments due by Oct. 4)

Japan – window or wall-type air conditioners (comments due by Oct. 12)

Philippines – compounded rubber for retread and repair (comments due by Sept. 30)

Taiwan – self-ballasted LED lamps (comments due by Oct. 12)

Uganda – cosmetics, cologne, chemical depilatories, henna powder, chemical hair relaxers and hair waving products, nail polish, nail polish removers, pomades and solid brilliantines, hair dyes, hair creams, lotions and gels, and skin care creams, lotions and gels (comments due by Oct. 13)

United Arab Emirates – linseed oil (comments due by Oct. 14)

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