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Foreign Regulatory Changes Could Affect Exports of Heaters, Chainsaws, Foods

Friday, April 19, 2013
By Shawn McCausland
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.

Chile – draft analyses and/or test protocols for gas-fired water heaters and portable chainsaws with internal combustion engines (comments due by June 14)

Georgia – unilateral recognition of technical regulations of European Union and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries

Georgia – conformity assessment procedures for imported products

Mexico – draft official standard on cocoa, chocolate and other similar products (comments due by June 6)

Qatar – technical regulation on expiration periods of food products (comments due by May 24)

Singapore – proposed amendment to format for nutrition information panel on foods (comments due by June 16)

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