BIS - Chinese companies, individual added to “entity list” 

April 29: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Commerce Department announced the addition of eight Chinese companies and one Chinese individual to its “entity list” for their roles in supplying Iran’s ballistic missile program through a Chinese proliferator.

The “entity list” designations mean that the U.S. government has determined the listed entities or persons are acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. Moreover, such designation imposes a license requirement for the export, re-export or in-country transfer of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to listed persons. Here, the license review policy for all but one of the listed persons will be a presumption of denial.


Read the BIS release.



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