The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has created a web page offering “Resources on Export Controls Implemented in Response to Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine.” The web page provides convenient links to relevant BIS press releases, fact sheets, and Federal Register notices related to BIS actions involving export controls and compliance requirements regarding Russia. BIS has created this web page due to the fact that it is has imposed controls on a range of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) that did not previously require export licenses when destined for Russia. It has also imposed similar export controls on items subject to the EAR that are destined for Belarus.
Importantly, the web page also provides BIS’ first set of Russia-related frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide industry guidance on recent export controls on Russia. The FAQs cover the following topics: