On November 7, 2011, the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls issued proposed rules to amend the International Traffic in Arms Control Regulations modifying Category VIII, the Category of the United States Munitions List (USML) that contains “Aircraft and Associated Equipment.” That same day, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security issued proposed rules explaining how items removed from the USML will be classified under the Commerce Control List. The Federal Register Notices containing the proposed rules can be found here (http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-11-07/pdf/2011-28502.pdf) and here (http://www.bis.doc.gov/news/2011/fr_11072011.pdf), respectively. Comments on these proposed rules are due by December 22, 2011.

Source: Customs & International Trade Alert
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