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Vietnam Proposed Amendments to Implementation Rules of the Law on Environmental Protection

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On November 2, 2023, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) of Vietnam published Draft Circular Amending and Supplementing the Circular No. 02/2022/TT-BTNMT on Implementation Rules for a Number …

China releases national standard for environmentally conscious design of electrical accessories

The standard applies to plugs and switches for home appliances and other electrical accessories

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On Sept. 7, 2023, China’s Standardization Administration published a recommended national standard called the Guideline of Environmentally Conscious Design for Electrical Accessories (GB/T 24976-2023). This standard combines eight existing national …

Indonesia’s Government Regulation on Energy Efficiency fully revised for the first time in 14 years

Revision includes regulations on energy audits for factory and energy efficiency labeling

Energy Label / MEPS Product Designs Energy Efficiency Household Appliances

On June 16, 2023, the Government Regulation No. 33/2023 on Energy Conservation (“the Regulation” or “Regulation No. 33/2023”) was promulgated in Indonesia. Except for some provisions, the Regulation came into …

Singapore amends regulations concerning WEEE and packaging regulations

Strengthening regulatory thresholds for products covered by WEEE

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In Singapore, the Resource Sustainability (Prescribed Regulated Products) (Amendment) Regulations 2023 were promulgated on May 25, 2023. These regulations amend the “Resource Sustainability (Prescribed Regulated Products) Regulations 2019” for products …

South Korea stipulates reduction of mandatory recycling quantity by using raw materials derived from waste synthetic resins

Management plan for discarded solar panels also announced

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On December 30, 2022, South Korean government promulgated an amended version of Enforcement Decree of the Act on Resource Circulation of Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Vehicles (Presidential Decree No. …

China releases draft revision of RoHS-related industry standard for labeling

Different pieces of information on a product can be combined into a two-dimensional barcode

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China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released a draft revision of a China RoHS-related industry standard called “Marking for the Restricted Use of Hazardous Substances in Electronic and Electrical …