What are Export Controls?

Export controls define the rules surrounding the release of certain types of data, information, products, technology, services and funds from a country. Export control regulations are written to prevent the…

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EU Export Controls

EU Export controls on dual-use goods are found in Regulation 428/2009. These regulations cover the control of transfers, brokering activities, export controls and transit of dual-use goods. Goods that come…

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Is an export license required?

This articles deals with the export licensing controls for exports out of the United States. Other countries may have similar regulations that are administered in varying ways. It is often…

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What to include on an export invoice?

Shippers all over the world have to prepare invoices that are used for export Customs clearance and in most cases, these same invoices are used for import Customs clearance in…

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How to determine ECCN number?

What is ECCN? ECCN is the abbreviated form of Export Control Classification Number. It consists of alphanumeric characters and is used to classify and identify products or items that may…

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Export Controls Basics for International Trade

Many countries around the world have implemented export control regulations that regulate the export, transhipment, transit, brokerage, and/or re-export of dual use commercial items. Dual use items are products that…

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