NEMA cites foreign market barriers in letters to U.S. trade officials

Source: NEMA

Nov 01, 2011

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) sent letters to a U.S. government interagency committee chaired by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to raise concerns about market access barriers faced by NEMA member companies in foreign countries.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) sent letters to a U.S. government interagency committee chaired by the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to raise concerns about market access barriers faced by NEMA member companies in foreign countries. Groups and countries cited by NEMA in its comments include China, Canada, Mexico, the European Union, Brazil, Thailand and Nigeria.

The NEMA letters responded to a request from USTR for input for the 2012 edition of its annual National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers. NEMA’s comments include a letter on standards-related barriers and another on other issues.

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