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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Cables, Ladders, Vacuums, Appliances

Friday, May 03, 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.

Israel – transition from mandatory to voluntary of certain standards dealing with radio frequency cables (comments due by July 1)

Israel – revised mandatory standard on ladders (comments due by July 1)

Saudi Arabia – specifications for vacuum cleaners with water-suction cleaning appliances, floor treatment machines and wet scrubbing machines, wet and dry vacuum cleaners, surface-cleaning appliances for household use, floor treatment and floor cleaning machines, spray extraction appliances, high-pressure cleaners and steam cleaners, refrigerating appliances, ice cream appliances, ice makers, commercial refrigerating appliances, and tumble dryers (comments due by July 1)

Singapore – amended regulations on air conditioners and refrigerators (comments due by July 1)

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