THE JOURNAL OF EXPORT CONTROLS AND SANCTIONS

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Russia proposes tough counter-sanctions to recent US action

Russia proposes tough counter-sanctions to recent US action

Ban on wide range of foodstuffs, agricultural and consumer products from the US and/or ‘foreign states’ proposed.

China bans the export of some dual-use items to North Korea

China bans the export of some dual-use items to North Korea

The list of 32 dual-use items includes radiation monitoring equipment and certain metal alloys.

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EU takes new measures to deny terrorists ‘space to act’

An update of the rules on export and import of civilian firearms is among the measures being taken.

US denies ZTE export privileges for seven years

BIS: ZTE made 'false statements' during settlement negotiations and during its post-settlement probationary period.

EU extends sanctions on Iran over human rights concerns

Existing sanctions against Iran are extended to 13 April 2019.

Australia amends Defence and Strategic Goods List

Majority of amendments remove or reduce the requirement to obtain an approval prior to export.

UK HMRC fines company for export control breaches

Penalty of £109,312.50 follows unlicensed exports of military goods.

Ecuador requests import restriction from US over cultural property

Protection is sought for archaeological materials and certain works of art.

Bahraini government audit reveals bank aided evasion of Iran sanctions

Bank allegedly hid around $7bn worth of illegal transactions between 2004 and 2015.

UK issues new OGEL for the export of information security items; updates 26 OGELs

A new OGEL and udates/amendments for 26 military and dual-use OGELs.

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