export control lists
is a key component of the President s Export Control Reform Initiative.
INKSNA sanctions were imposed on these entities and individuals because there was credible information indicating they had transferred to, or acquired from, Iran, North Korea or Syria, equipment and technology listed on multilateral export control lists
(Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Missile Technology Control Regime, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenr Arrangement), or items that are not listed, but nevertheless could materially contribute to a weapon of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile program, the announcement said.
The result is a myriad of organizations with overlapping responsibilities, employing various means and methods for tracking and reporting, administering differing levels of training, and even using different export control lists.
Nonetheless, this survey, along with numerous other studies, white papers, and articles, served to focus the spotlight on export control reform for the federal government--specifically, the drive for a single export control list, a single export licensing agency, a single information technology system, and a single export enforcement agency.
These include taking rapid action to fully implement the civil nuclear agreement; raising its caps on foreign investment; reducing barriers to defence and other forms of trade; enhancing its rules for protecting patents and other intellectual property; further harmonizing its export control lists
with multilateral regimes; and seeking closer cooperation with the United States and like-minded partners in international organizations, including the United Nations.
Wassenaar establishes a list of military and dual-use commodities, on which its 39 participating states can base their own export control lists
5) developing export and transshipment controls over items on multilateral export control lists
and items that are not on the lists but may contribute to the development, production or use of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and missiles;