On February 19, the Gulf Cooperation Council notified the WTO of a Draft Technical Regulation for "Modified Starches". The GCC includes the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen. The document is available in Arabic, and comments are due April 19, 2016.
The GCC's food additive regulations, in English, are in the process of being added to the International Food Additive Database. If you are interested in subscribing, please contact BCI for more information.