ANNOUNCEMENT 13 May 2014

In May 2014, the government of the United States of America announced a general change in export conditions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 27 Jun 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export-related non-tariff measure, nes

On May 13, 2014 the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce published in the Federal Register (Vol. 79 No. 92) revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) that ease export controls on spacecraft systems and related items that the president has determines no longer warrant control under the United States Munitions List (USML). This rule, which is part of a broader administration policy to relax controls on exports, is effective June 27, 2014; any comments must be received by November 10, 2014.

 

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