USA ITAR amendments

Posted on: 04/11/2013

The USA has been undergoing an Export Control Reform (ECR) removing some military items from the controls of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the simpler Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  The amendments have been published, though more are expected, and the changes will come into force later this year.  They include the introduction of a USA EAR 600 series code to indicate products military items not controlled under ITAR. 

  • 1st amendments took effect 15th October 2013 – applies to USML VIII + XIX
  • 2nd amendment to Brokering Rules took effect 25th October 2013
  • 3rd amendment due 6th January 2014 – applies to USML VI, VII, XIII + XX
  • Additional updates expected throughout 2014, eg to USML IV, V, IX, X, XI, XV + XVI

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