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Trade in and brokerage of selected dual-use goods in the EU-ausland Approval

Certain goods are subject to trade restrictions in the EU. These include, but are not only, "double-use" items listed in Part I, Section C, Identifiers 901 to 999 of the Export List (Annex AL to the External Trade Regulation).

These are e.g.

  • Goods for material processing,
  • telecommunications and information security,
  • Sensors and lasers,
  • Aerospace.

If you want to conduct a trading and brokerage business through dual-use goods that are

  • located in a third country, or
  • in the economic territory and have not yet been cleared under import law,

exported to another third country, requires an authorisation where he or she has been informed by the competent authoritythat such goods are or may be intended, in whole or in part, for one of the purposes of Article 4(1) regulation (EC) No 428/2009 on a Community scheme for the control of exports, movements, transfers and transit of dual-use goods and that the country of purchase or destination is identified in the abovementioned identifiers Is.

If the applicant is aware that the goods to be delivered are intended for the above-the-gis, he shall inform the competent authority; it decides whether the trading and brokerage transaction is subject to authorisation.

The commercial and brokerage transaction may not be effected until the competent authority has previously authorised it or has decided that it does not require authorisation.

Such uses include the development, manufacture, storage and proliferation of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or missiles for those weapons.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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