International economics

  • Newsletter "Information of the WTO members" No.61



    1. EU: amendments to the regulation on plastic materials and articles
    In late April 2015, the European Union released a notification on Draft Commission Regulation amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No. 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. Proposed date of adoption: December 2015. Proposed date of entry into force: 20 days from publication in the Official Journal of the EU. Final date for comments: June 28, 2015.

    2. Canada: revision of the list of chemicals permitted for the use in infant cereal products

    In mid-April 2015, Canada informed the WTO on approval for the use of calcium carbonate as a pH adjusting agent in infant cereal products. The document entered into force on April 1, 2015.


    3. Republic of Korea: amendments to the standards on livestock products

    In early May 2015, the Republic of Korea (South Korea) released a notification on Proposed Draft Amendments to the Standards and Specifications for Livestock Products. Proposed date of adoption and proposed date of entry into force: To be determined. Final date for comments: June 30, 2015.

    The issue is only available in Ukrainian 

    Issue:  Issue: No.61 June 2015
    Research spheres:  International economics
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