Export Control

Export Control

Any restriction a country places on its exports. For example, a country may impose export controls on weapons or nuclear materials in the interest of national security. Alternatively, it may place a control on wheat during a famine to help prevent food shortages.
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The Australia Group is an export control regime established in 1985 with the aims of preventing the spread of chemical and biological weapons by using licensing measures to control the transfer of certain chemicals, biological agents, and related dual-use manufacturing facilities and equipment.
ISLAMABAD -- After the government's prolonged silence over India's admission to Wassenaar Arrangement, a global export control regime, murmurings against its inclusion have started on the federal capital's influential seminar circuit.
Summary: New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA), a multilateral export control regime, on Friday decided to admit India as its new member during its two-day plenary session in Vienna, Austria.
ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua Tuesday reiterated Pakistan's commitment to non-proliferation and disarmament, highlighted the continuing efforts, and stressed on promotion of export control culture through implementation of guidelines on internal compliance.
ISLAMABAD -- Strategic Export Control Division (SECDIV), M/o Foreign Affairs held a one day national seminar on 'Strengthening Strategic Export Controls by Internal Compliance' here Tuesday aiming at enhancing government-industry cooperation, improving inter-agency coordination and highlighting the importance of self-regulation for further improving the implementation of Export Control on Goods, Technologies, Material and Equipment related to Nuclear and Biological Weapons and their Delivery Systems Act (Strategic Export Control Act - 2004).
Muscat, Aug 8 (ONA) A joint meeting between the Omani and US sides on a program about export control and border security was held at the Foreign Ministry today.
com)-- BIS and State Department Issue Rules on Key Export Control Definitions and Cloud Computing (*Source).
national security and foreign policy interests through implementation of the Arms Export Control Act and timely application of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to defense trade export requests for direct commercial sales.
Sweden, April 6 -- Pakistan's export control regime is at par with the standards followed by Nuclear Suppliers' Group.
NSSF has learned the Obama Administration plans to finally move forward with proposed rules to include firearms and ammunition in its Export Control Reform initiative.
This handbook outlines the measures used to control dual-use goods that potentially have an application as weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the elements needed to implement an export control system.
export control system is diffused among several different licensing and enforcement agencies.

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