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The Cabinet Approved Partial Amendment to the Export Trade Control Order

August 2, 2019

The Cabinet approved today the Order to remove the Republic of Korea (ROK) from the Appended Table III of the Export Trade Control Order to revise the status of ROK with regards to security export control statutes. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) hereby reemphasizes both its willingness to take strict measures against circumventions and other illicit exports, and the importance for exporters to exercise self-discipline in undertaking internal export control measures, regardless of export destinations or items to be exported.

1. Outline of the Amendment

Notes:

Key dates

Promulgation of the Order: August 7, 2019

Enforcement of the Order: August 28, 2019

2. New Country Categories for Security Export Control

Group A Countries and regions listed in the Appended Table III of the Export Trade Control Order
Group B* Countries and regions participating in international export control regimes and satisfying certain conditions (excluding those in Group A)
Group C Countries and regions not falling within any of Groups A, B or D
Group D Countries and regions listed in the Appended Table III-2 or Appended Table IV of the Export Trade Control Order
*ROK will be categorized into Group B
 

3. Strict Implementation of Security Export Control

Division in Charge

Trade Control Policy Division, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau