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angle-left ADVISORY: World Trade Organization-Technical Barriers to Trade (WTO-TBT) Latest Notifications – 26 June – 2 July 2021

Philippine exporters and relevant stakeholders are strongly encouraged to review and comment on the listed proposed technical regulations that may greatly affect our exports to the issuing countries.

The latest bulletin lists a total of 46 notifications on Construction Materials and Building, Domestic and Commercial Equipment. Entertainment and Sports, Environment. Health Protection. Safety, Food Technology, Services. Company Organization. Management and Quality. Administration Transport. Sociology, and etc., from Brazil, Canada, European Union, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United States, and other countries.

Please take note of the applicable Final Date for Comments of the following products:

  1. Aircraft and Space Vehicles in General, Japan, 60 days from notification
  2. Products of the Chemical Industry, Republic of Korea, 60 days from notification
  3. Kitchen Equipment, Chile, 60 days from notification
  4. Cooking Ranges, Working Tales, Ovens and Similar Appliances, Taiwan, 60 days from notification
  5. Quality – Prevent cruelty to farm animals, United States, 3 August 2021
  6. Quality – Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, 27 August 2021
  7. Protection Against Dangerous Goods, Switzerland, 60 days from notification
  8. Safety of Machinery, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 60 days from notification
  9. Domestic Safety – Household and similar electrical appliances: electric irons, Thailand, 60 days from notification
  10. Food Products in General – Supplemented foods, Canada, 25 August 2021
  11. Food Products in General – Nutrition labelling, Canada, 7 September 2021
  12. Food Products in General – Food directed to children, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 60 days from notification
  13. Tea. Coffee. Cocoa., Vietnam, 10 days from notification
  14. Pharmaceutics, Canada, 4 September 2021
  15. Flat Steel Products and Semi-Products, Thailand, 60 days from notification
  16. Road Vehicles in General, Mexico, 60 days from notification
  17. Adhesives, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 60 days from notification
  18. Electronic Components in General – Bis (2-ethyhexyl) phthalate (DEHP), butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP), dibutyl phthalate[…] urbishment of medical devices, European Union, 15 days from notification
  19. Electronic Components in General – Electronic components in general, European Union, 15 days from notification
  20. Products and Consumer Goods That Must Be Halal Certified, Indonesia, 60 days from notification

Please email your comments to the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) via, cc The BPS serves as the Philippines’ National Enquiry Point (NEP) and the National Notification Authority (NNA) for the WTO-TBT Agreement.