Latest Notices to Exporters from ECO
Read updates issued by the Export Control Organisation including details about imposition of arms embargoes, Open General Export Licence amendments or announcements about Control List changes.
Notice to Exporters 2013/09
The ECO has reviewed its guidance regarding strategic export licence applications for controlled military goods made by freight forwarders and other transport providers
Notice to Exporters 2013/10
This Order replaces Schedule 2 to the Export Control Order 2008, which lists military goods, software and technology that are subject to export controls. The Schedule has been amended in line with updates agreed during 2011 in the international export control regime known as the Wassenaar Arrangement and also consolidates previous amendments to Schedule 2.
Notice to Exporters 2013/11
Work is in hand to make the necessary technical changes to SPIRE, and to the Reports and Statistics websites, and in preparing guidance for exporters. The ECO is working with a number of exporters who will be participating in user testing to help ensure that the system is user-friendly, and they have undertaken internal (within ECO) testing of the system
Notice to Exporters 2013/12
On 11 January 2013 the ECO amended the Open General Export Licence (Military Goods) to Open General Export Licence (Military Goods, Software and Technology). To reflect the changes in this licence, a new undertaking template has been issued
Notice to Exporters 2013/13
The ECO has amended the Export Control Order 2008. This amendment consists of a replacement of Schedule 2 to the 2008 Order, which lists military goods, software and technology that are subject to export controls.