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  • Federal Register Notice | 11/21/2023

    Additions to the Entity List

    In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding four entities under nine entries to the Entity List. These entities are listed under the destinations of Costa Rica (1), Ecuador (1), India (1) Panama (2), Spain (1), Russia (1), and Venezuela (2). These entities have been...

  • The BIS adds Aerofalcon S.L., Novax Group S.A., Zero Waste Global SA, and Si2Microsystems Private Limited to the Entity List for activities against U.S. national security and foreign policy interests, related to circumventing sanctions against Venezuela and Russia.

  • Federal Register Notice | 11/17/2023

    Entity List Removal

    In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by removing one entity under the destination of the People's Republic of China (China)

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Find answers to your export questions

Exporters frequently raise questions on certain topics. Those below are some of the most common.

  • A critical component in determining the authority you need to export is to assess the suitability of your customer. Recipients may be subject to a restriction or sanction, or may exhibit a “red flag” alerting you to inquire further about the parties to the transaction.

  • There are specific regulatory, classification, licensing, and recordkeeping provisions associated with the export of encryption items.

  • The "Entity List" is a U.S. government compilation of foreign individuals, companies, and organizations deemed a national security concern, subjecting them to export restrictions and licensing requirements for certain technologies and goods.

  • Learn how to create a compliance program for your organization to understand risk assessment,  if a license is required or not required for items, and protect employees from inadvertently violating the EAR.

  • U.S. items overseas, and items produced overseas using U.S.-origin components or made using U.S. technology, may still be subject to the Export Administration Regulations. Certain activities of U.S. persons overseas may also be subject to these regulations.

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