Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS. In accordance with the memorandum from the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff, entitled “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,” published on January 24, 2017, the implementation date of one revision implemented by the final rule entitled “Commerce Control List: Removal of Certain Nuclear Nonproliferation (NP) Column 2 […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS On October 12, 2016, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a final rule entitled ‘‘Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR): Control of Fire Control, Laser, Imaging, and Guidance Equipment the President Determines No Longer Warrant Control Under the United States Munitions List (USML).’’ This notice […]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau The international trade deficit was $65.3 billion in November, up $3.4 billion from $61.9 billion in October. Exports of goods for November were $121.7 billion, $1.2 billion less than October exports. Imports of goods for November were $187.0 billion, $2.2 billion more than October imports. …

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Source: U.S. News Business was booming for U.S. arms exporters in 2015, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service that shows the U.S. last year accounted for more than half of all arms transfer agreements worldwide. The study – published last week and written by Catherine Theohary, an information operations and national […]

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Source: The U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) publishes this final rule to amend the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to remove nuclear nonproliferation (NP) Column 2 license requirements from certain pressure tubes, pipes, fittings, pipe valves, pumps, numerically controlled machine tools, oscilloscopes, and transient recorders on the Commerce […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS This final rule indicates how articles the President has determined no longer warrant control under Category XIV (Toxicological Agents, Including Chemical Agents, Biological Agents, and Associated Equipment) or Category XVIII (Directed Energy Weapons) of the United States Munitions List (USML) will be controlled under the Commerce Control List […]

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