ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Jun 2022

In June 2022, the Russian government introduced a temporary export licensing requirement for noble gases.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Reuters (02.06.2022). "Russia limits exports of noble gases, a key ingredient for making chips". Retrieved on 03.06.2022: https://www.reuters.com/technology/russia-limits-exports-noble-gases-key-ingredient-making-chips-2022-06-02/
TASS (02.06.2022). "Inert gas export restriction to strengthen Russia’s position on microelectronics market". Retrieved on 03.06.2022: https://tass.com/economy/1459877?utm_source=google.com&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=google.com&utm_referrer=google.com
Forbes (03.06.2022). "Россия ограничила экспорт ключевого ингредиента для производства чипов". Retrieved on 03.06.2022: https://www.forbes.ru/tekhnologii/467657-rossia-ogranicila-eksport-klucevogo-ingredienta-dla-proizvodstva-cipov

Inception date: 02 Jun 2022 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2022

Export licensing requirement

On 2 June 2022, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation introduced a temporary export licensing requirement for noble gas exports. More specifically, entities exporting noble gases must obtain a special export permit from the government. The measure is in force between 2 June 2022 and 31 December 2022.

According to the Ministry, the measure is taken in order to strengthen Russia’s market position in this sector.

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