United States tightened the export to Russia, China, and Hong Kong

the United States tightened restrictions on export of technologies and equipment in Russia and Hong Kong are deprived of the special status and trade preferences.

From June 29 came into force the new restrictions of exports to Russia, China, Venezuela, which the US considers as potential enemies, follows from the document published in the Federal register by the U.S. government. The restrictions were announced in April, but came into force after 60 days from the date of placement in the registry.

the New conditions, the Bureau of industry and security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, export control, regulations are tightening exports of technologies, products and legal entities in Russia, China and Venezuela.

the United States expanded the term “military use” to include the requirement of licensing of export of civil production, bearings, telecommunications equipment, semiconductors, computers, equipment and software for nuclear reactors, semiconductors, measuring equipment, equipment for the production of aircraft engines. In the United States is concerned that these civilian technologies and products can be used for military purposes.

Hong Kong deprived of the special status

the U.S. Department of Commerce suspended the export preference for Hong Kong, the statements of the Minister of trade United States Wilbur Ross.

Increases the risk of getting important to the safety of U.S. military technology to China, “which led to the abolition of the special status of Hong Kong,” said Ross. All preferences are excluded from export licenses, and possible new sanctions, the Ministry said.