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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Chemicals, Motors, Electronics

Monday, April 29, 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.

Canada – radiocommunications equipment (comments due by Aug. 11)

Indonesia – national standards for zinc oxide, sodium tripolyphosphate, sulfuric acid, aluminum sulfate and calcium carbide (comments due by June 24)

Japan – revised standards on three-phase induction motors and non-road special motor vehicles (comments due by June 24)

Saudi Arabia – draft technical regulation on tires (comments due by June 26)

Thailand – draft regulations on high-efficiency computers, computer monitors, printers, multifunction devices, scanners, televisions, variable speed drives, electric stoves, microwave ovens and electric kettles

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