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Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition)
The 15th edition of the region’s largest electronics event will highlight the latest trending products in the industry.
Economists' Pick 19 March 2018
Singapore Strengthens Mercury Restrictions in Batteries
On January 3, 2018, the National Environment Agency (NEA) of Singapore published circular NEA/HS/6.6 to update the mercury restrictions in batteries and button cells under Part 1 of the Second Schedule to the Environmental Protection and Management Act (EPMA, Chapter 94A).
Product Industries 12 March 2018
Electronics Industry in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s electronics industry is the largest merchandise export earner of the territory, accounting for 66.2% of Hong Kong’s total exports in 2017. A substantial portion of such exports, largely re-export business, are regarded as high-tech products, especially those related to telecommunications equipment, semiconductors and computer items.
HK Economy 9 March 2018
BRI Proves Direct Route into Indonesia for Mainland Manufacturers
One of the incidental benefits of the far-reaching Belt and Road Initiative is the opportunities it has opened up for mainland businesses throughout Southeast Asia, with Indonesia emerging as one of the most lucrative markets on offer.
Economists' Pick 8 March 2018
VIETNAM: One-Stop Cargo Clearance System Set for September Rollout
Plans are in place to extend the use of an automated cargo clearance system to all of the ports and airports in 11 of the country’s major cities and provinces by September 2018.
Economists' Pick 6 March 2018
Export Controls on Explosives, Protective Gear, Military Electronics Under Review
The U.S. State Department and BIS are seeking public comments by 13 April in connection with reviews of articles transferred from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List. Items controlled under 600 series entries on the CCL, including energetic materials, armoured and protective equipment, and military electronics, were previously controlled on the USML but were determined by the president to not warrant control there.
Economists' Pick 2 March 2018
Requests for Exclusions from Solar Panel Safeguard Due by 16 March
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is accepting through 16 March requests to exclude particular products from the safeguard measure President Trump imposed on 23 January on imports of crystalline silicone photovoltaic cells and modules. Comments in response to any exclusion requests are due by 16 April.
Economists' Pick 2 March 2018
Thai Electronics Manufacturing Hub Wooed by Keen Mainland Suppliers
With Thailand's status as one of Southeast Asia's leading electrical and electronics manufacturing hubs now widely acknowledged, would-be suppliers from China and beyond dominated the recent Bangkok Electric & Electronics show.
Economists' Pick 26 Feb 2018
Regulations Published on the EU-wide Harmonised Classification of a Mattress Cover and an Electrical Apparatus
Two new Commission Regulations entered into force during the month of February, concerning the classification of goods in the EU’s Combined Nomenclature (CN). The first one concerns the harmonised classification of a so-called “mattress cover”. The second one concerns the harmonised classification of an electrical apparatus for skin treatment and hair removal.
Economists' Pick 23 Feb 2018
Solar Panel Producers Challenge Decision to Retroactively Impose Duties, While European Parliament Discusses New Rules Which Might Affect Solar Panels Growth
On 5 February 2018, two notices of action were published in the EU’s Official Journal, one brought by Kraftpojkarna (a Swedish producer of solar panels) and another brought by Wuxi Saijing Solar (a Chinese producer of solar panels).
Economists' Pick 23 Feb 2018
Argentina Extends Deadline to Comply with Energy Efficiency Labelling Requirements for Microwave Ovens
Argentina has extended until 6 April the deadline to comply with the energy efficiency labelling requirements of Resolution 319/1999 with respect to microwave ovens, as provided for under Disposition 170/2016.
Economists' Pick 15 Feb 2018
Deadline for Input on Possible Changes to Appliance Standards Development Process Extended
The U.S. Department of Energy has extended from 16 February through 2 March its deadline for public input to help the agency identify potential modifications to its “Process Rule” for the development of energy efficiency standards for appliances.
Economists' Pick 15 Feb 2018
EU Decision Revising the Ecolabelling of Televisions Published
According to the European Commission’s website, ecolabelled televisions must meet criteria that guarantee lower energy consumption during use and stand-by; a limitation of substances harmful to health and the environment; a design for higher product durability, easy disassembly and recycling; and user instructions for correct environmental use.
Economists' Pick 9 Feb 2018
LAOS: Import of Satellite Receivers Temporarily Banned
The Laotian government has announced a ban of importing satellite receivers. Affected businesses should inform the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICT) if they consider such devices are essential for providing uninterrupted customer services.
Economists' Pick 9 Feb 2018
Supplying ASEAN’s Appliance Market
With disposable-income levels rising steadily among Indonesia’s 260 million-strong population and a wider range of affordable products, impulse buying is rising in Indonesia, a development not lost on exhibitors at last August’s Indonesia International Electronic and Home Appliances Expo.
Economists' Pick 7 Feb 2018
New Standards for Electric Metres under Consideration in Mexico
Mexico is seeking input from interested parties by 16 March on a proposal (PROY-NOM-001-CRE/SCFI-2017) to establish new mandatory metrological requirements, test methods and conformity assessment procedures for electric metres, including instrument transformers.
Economists' Pick 2 Feb 2018
U.S. Imposes Safeguard Tariffs on Clothes Washers and Solar Cells
President Trump approved on 22 January the imposition of safeguard measures in the Section 201 global safeguard investigations on large residential washing machines and solar cells and modules.
Economists' Pick 2 Feb 2018
Possible Changes to Microwave Oven Energy Test Procedures under Consideration
The U.S. Department of Energy has initiated a data collection process to consider whether to amend its energy test procedures for microwave ovens.
Economists' Pick 2 Feb 2018
INDIA: Customs Duty Raised on Phones, Auto Parts, Jewellery, Sunglasses and Toys
The Indian government has raised the Basic Customs Duty (BCD) on a range of imported products, including mobile phones, toys, watches, footwear, imitation jewellery as well as certain specified precious stones, auto parts, and cosmetic items.
Economists' Pick 2 Feb 2018
The Digital, Voice-Commanded, Driverless Future Arrives at CES 2018
Everywhere you looked, tomorrow's technology was on display today at this year's CES show, the annual consumer-electronics event regarded as a window on the innovations likely to shape the 21st century and far, far beyond…
Economists' Pick 30 Jan 2018
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