Delegation of the European Union to Japan

Strengthened EU export control rules kick in

Brussels, 09/09/2021 - 12:00, UNIQUE ID: 210910_12
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EU News 202/2021

The EU is today strengthening its ability to respond to new security risks and emerging technologies. The new Export Control Regulation enters into force today and will tighten controls on trade in dual-use items – civilian goods and technologies with possible military or security use – while enhancing the EU's capacity to protect human rights and support secure supply chains for strategic items.

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