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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Brakes, Tires, Washers, Foods

Thursday, June 20, 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.

Colombia – draft amendment to technical regulation on plants bottling liquefied petroleum gas (comments due by Sept. 5)

Colombia – amended technical regulations on motor vehicle brake systems and components

Oman – draft technical regulation on tires for multi-purpose vehicles, trucks, buses and trailers (comments due by Aug. 17)

Philippines – draft national standard on organic fertilizers, compose, plant growth regulator and organic plant food supplements (comments due by July 31)

Singapore – amended mandatory water efficiency labeling scheme for clothes washing machines intended for household use (comments due by Aug. 17)

Taiwan – draft regulations on labeling of prepackaged beverages claimed to contain fruit and/or vegetable juice (comments due by Aug. 17)

Uganda – draft standards on tomato puree; fruits, vegetables and derived products; amaranth grain; cereals, pulses and derived products; breakfast cereals; soy protein products; and moisture meters for cereal grain and oilseeds (comments due by Aug. 17)

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