Country overview:Countries selected by ECCDK for analysis and presentation in the list below.
US EAR: Yes/No – where “Yes” indicates that EAR might challenge exports to the specific country.
US ITAR/Arms Embargo: Yes/No – where “Yes” signifies that the country is an ITAR country and/or there is an arms embargo in place.
US Sanctions/OFAC: Yes/No – where “Yes” indicates that significant US sanctions are in place for the specific country or persons, companies or entities in the specific country.
EU Dual-use: Yes/No – where “Yes” indicates that EU dual-use rules might challenge exports to the specific country.
EU Arms Embargo: Yes/No – where “Yes” indicates that an arms embargo is in place.
EU Sanctions: Yes/No – where “Yes” indicates that significant EU sanctions are in place for the specific country or persons, companies or entities in the specific country.
Red Flags:  Other relevant concerns such as human rights, diversion, corruption and illegal WMD production.

Please note that the list below is merely an indication of how much due diligence should be considered – from an export compliance point of view – prior to planning exports to the listed markets. Even though a country is green, there may still be sanctions, dual-use related challenges or red flags that you need to take into consideration.

 

Country US EAR US ITAR/Arms Embargo US Sanctions/OFAC EU Dual-use EU Arms Embargo EU Sanctions Red Flags
Afghanistan No Yes Yes No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Algeria No No Yes No No No Corruption, Human rights
Azerbaijan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Bahrain No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Belarus No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Corruption, Human rights
Central African Republic No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Corruption, Human rights
China No Yes Yes No Yes No WMD
Cote d’Ivoire No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Cuba Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Diversion
Cyprus No Yes No No No No
Democratic Republic of Congo No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Egypt No No No No No No Human rights, diversion, corruption
Eritrea No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Haiti No Yes No No No No Human rights, corruption
India No No No No No No Human rights, diversion, corruption, WMD
Iran Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes WMD, Human rights, diversion
Iraq No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Corruption, Diversion
Israel No No No No No No WMD
Japan No No No No No No
Jordan No No No No No No
Kazakhstan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Kuwait No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Kyrgyzstan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Lebanon No Yes No No Yes No Corruption
Liberia No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Libya No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
Malaysia No No No No No No Corruption
Morocco No No Yes No No No Corruption, Human rights
Myanmar (Burma) No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Corruption, Human rights
North Korea Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Corruption, Diversion, WMD, Human rights
Oman No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Pakistan No No No No No No Corruption, Diversion, WMD, Human rights
Qatar No No No No No No Human rights
Russia Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Corruption, Diversion, WMD
Saudi Arabia No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Singapore No No No No No No
Somalia No Yes No No Yes No Corruption, Human rights
South Africa No No No No No No Human rights
South Korea No No No No No No
Sri Lanka No Yes No No No No  Corruption
Sudan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Corruption, WMD, Human rights
Syria Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Corruption, WMD, Human rights
Tajikistan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Thailand No No No No No No Corruption
Tunesia No No No No No Yes Corruption, Human rights
Turkmenistan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
UAE No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Ukraine No No Yes No No Yes Corruption, Human rights
Uzbekistan No No No No No No Corruption, Human rights
Venezuela No Yes No No No No Corruption
Vietnam No Yes No No No No
Zimbabwe No No Yes No Yes Yes Corruption, Human rights
Yemen No No Yes No No Yes Corruption, Human rights

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