CANADA CHANGES ITS EXPORT POLICY TOWARD HONG KONG – ARE ECONOMIC SANCTIONS NEXT?

On 20 July, McCarthy Tetrault published a post saying that Canada will treat exports and transfers of sensitive goods and technology to Hong Kong the same as those destined for mainland China, and will prohibit exports of sensitive military items to Hong Kong.

https://www.mccarthy.ca/en/insights/blogs/terms-trade/canada-changes-its-export-policy-toward-hong-kong-are-economic-sanctions-next#page=1

EXPORT OF ITEMS LISTED ON THE EXPORT CONTROL LIST TO HONG KONG

A Notice to Exporters on 7 July is concerned with the change of export control policy involving Hong Kong.

https://www.international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/controls-controles/notices-avis/1003.aspx?lang=eng

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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