China now a destination subject to military end-use controls – and other key export control updates

China introduces new ‘blocking’ law to combat US extraterritoriality in possible ‘point of contention’ between the world powers

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The Chinese government has enacted new ‘blocking’ rules to counteract the extraterritorial application of certain foreign laws that it considers unjustifiable – a move that may prove to be a “new point of contention” in US-China relations, according to experts. China and the US have in recent years strengthened control regulations to restrict the trade…

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Why UK firms should pay attention to China’s new export control regulation

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Written by Arne Mielken, board member of the IOE&IT Export Control Profession Over the Christmas break the Chinese government unveiled a revised draft of their new ‘Export Control Law’ (ECL) during the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC). This reform did not make the news in Britain and has not even been a major talking point…

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Three documents worth reading to avoid ‘inadvertent non-compliance’

For people involved in export controls, keeping an eye on all the latest regulatory changes and developments is a must. Geopolitical events have a genuine impact on the trade of controlled goods with Roger Arthey, chairman of the IOE&IT’s Export Control Profession, saying it is vital companies have up-to-date knowledge to avoid “inadvertent non-compliance”. Three…

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White House tightens screw on Huawei and potential implications for UK exporters

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Tightening US export controls, designed to limit Chinese tech giant Huawei’s penetration into western markets, could reshape global tech supply chains, according to industry analysts. Last year the US blacklisted Huawei, preventing US exporters from directly selling to them without a licence. The US is trying to control Huawei as the Chinese firm attempts to…

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