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Suspension of License Exceptions for Hong Kong

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Effective June 30, 2020, BIS is suspending all license exceptions for exports to Hong Kong that provide differential treatment than those available to the Peoples Republic of China. Shipments of items that are no longer eligible for a license exception that were on dock for loading, on lighter, laden aboard an exporting or transferring carrier, or en route aboard a carrier to a port of export or reexport on June 30, 2020 for export to Hong Kong, reexport to Hong Kong, or transfer within Hong Kong, may proceed to their destination under previous license expiation. Deemed export/reexport transactions involving Hong Kong persons previously authorized under a license exception prior to June 30, 2020 may continue to be authorized until August 28, 2020 after which a license will be required.


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