The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Commerce Department today released for publication, in the Federal Register, a final rule concerning support documentation for exports or re-exports to Hong Kong.
The final rule [PDF 202 KB] requires persons intending to export or re-export to Hong Kong any item subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and controlled on the Commerce Control List (CCL) to obtain—before the export or re-export—a copy of a Hong Kong import license or a written statement from the Hong Kong government that an import license is not required.
The final rule specifically concerns missile technology, certain nuclear nonproliferation items, and chemical and biological weapons. This final rule is effective April 19, 2017.
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