BIS - Short supply export controls; unprocessed western red cedar, crude oil and petroleum products 

June 16:  The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Commerce Department today released for publication in the Federal Register a final rule that amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) with respect to the Schedule B commodity numbers for unprocessed western red cedar and controlled crude oil and petroleum products (produced or derived from the Naval Petroleum Reserve).

The BIS regulates the export of unprocessed western red cedar, crude oil, and petroleum products (produced or derived from the Naval Petroleum Reserves or available for export as a result of an exchange of any NPR-produced or derived commodities) under the EAR’s short supply controls. A license is required for exports of these commodities to all destinations, including Canada.


Today’s BIS final rule [PDF 223 KB] updates the Schedule B commodity numbers and associated commodity descriptions of these short supply commodities.



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