Kosovo Added to U.S. Export Administration Regulations
The Bureau of Industry and Security published a final rule in today's Federal Register amending the Export Administration regulations (EAR) to add Kosovo for export licensing purposes. The U.S. recognized Kosovo as a sovereign state on February 18, 2008.
Today's final rule amends the EAR as follows:
1. In Supplement No. 1 to part 738 of the EAR, the Commerce Country Chart is amended by adding "Kosovo''.
2. In Supplement No. 1 to part 740 of the EAR (Country Groups),
Country Group B is amended by adding "Kosovo''.
3. Section 740.7(d)(1) of the EAR (Computer Tier 3 destinations) is
amended by adding "Kosovo'' for License Exception APP purposes.
Exports to Kosovo are controlled for the following reasons: CB 1, CB 2, NP1, NS 1, NS 2, MT 1, RS 1, RS 2, CC 1, CC2 and CC3.
Labels: BIS; EAR