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Title 15Subtitle BChapter VIISubchapter CPart 740 → Appendix


Title 15: Commerce and Foreign Trade
PART 740—LICENSE EXCEPTIONS


Supplement No. 1 to Part 740—Country Groups

Country Group A

Country[A:1]
Wassenaar
participating
states1
[A:2]
Missile
technology
control
regime2
[A:3]
Australia
group
[A:4]
Nuclear
suppliers
group3
[A:5][A:6]
AlbaniaX
ArgentinaXXXXX
AustraliaXXXXX
AustriaXXXXX
BelarusX
BelgiumXXXXX
BrazilXX
BulgariaXXXXX
CanadaXXXXX
CroatiaXXXX
CyprusXX
Czech RepublicXXXXX
DenmarkXXXXX
EstoniaXXXX
FinlandXXXXX
FranceXXXXX
GermanyXXXXX
GreeceXXXXX
HungaryXXXXX
IcelandXXXXX
IndiaXXXX
IrelandXXXXX
IsraelX
ItalyXXXXX
JapanXXXXX
KazakhstanX
Korea, SouthXXXXX
LatviaXXXX
LithuaniaXXXX
LuxembourgXXXXX
MaltaXXX
MexicoXXX
NetherlandsXXXXX
New ZealandXXXXX
NorwayXXXXX
PolandXXXXX
PortugalXXXXX
RomaniaXXXX
Russia123
SerbiaX
SingaporeX
SlovakiaXXXX
SloveniaXXXX
South AfricaXXXX
SpainXXXXX
SwedenXXXXX
SwitzerlandXXXXX
TaiwanX
TurkeyXXXXX
Ukraine4XXX
United KingdomXXXXX
United StatesXXXX

1Country Group A:1 is a list of the Wassenaar Arrangement Participating States, except for Malta, Russia and Ukraine.

2Country Group A:2 is a list of the Missile Technology Control Regime countries, except for Russia.

3Country Group A:4 is a list of the Nuclear Suppliers Group countries, except for the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Russia.

4For purposes of this supplement, as well as any other EAR provision that references the Country Groups, the designations for Ukraine also apply to the Crimea region of Ukraine. See §746.6(c) of the EAR for an exhaustive listing of license exceptions that are available for the Crimea region of Ukraine. No other EAR license exceptions are available for the Crimea region of Ukraine. The Crimea region of Ukraine includes the land territory in that region as well as any maritime area over which sovereignty, sovereign rights, or jurisdiction is claimed based on purported annexation of that land territory.

Country Group B—Countries

Afghanistan   Luxembourg
Albania   Macedonia, The Former
Algeria      Yugoslav Republic of
Andorra   Madagascar
Angola   Malawi
Antigua and Barbuda   Malaysia
Argentina   Maldives
Aruba   Mali
Australia   Malta
Austria   Marshall Islands
The Bahamas   Mauritania
Bahrain   Mauritius
Bangladesh   Mexico
Barbados   Micronesia, Federated
Belgium      States of
Belize   Monaco
Benin   Montenegro
Bhutan   Morocco
Bolivia   Mozambique
Bosnia & Herzegovina   Namibia
Botswana   Nauru
Brazil   Nepal
Brunei   Netherlands
Bulgaria   New Zealand
Burkina Faso   Nicaragua
Burma   Niger
Burundi   Nigeria
Cameroon   Norway
Canada   Oman
Cape Verde   Pakistan
Central African Republic   Palau
Chad   Panama
Chile   Papua New Guinea
Colombia   Paraguay
Comoros   Peru
Congo (Democratic Republic of the)   Philippines
Congo (Republic of the)   Poland
Costa Rica   Portugal
Cote d'lvoire   Qatar
Croatia   Romania
Curaçao   Rwanda
Cyprus   Saint Kitts & Nevis
Czech Republic   Saint Lucia
Denmark   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Djibouti   Samoa
Dominica   San Marino
Dominican Republic   Sao Tome & Principe
Ecuador   Saudi Arabia
Egypt   Senegal
El Salvador   Serbia
Equatorial Guinea   Seychelles
Eritrea   Sierra Leone
Estonia   Singapore
Ethiopia   Sint Maarten (the Dutch two-fifths of the island of Saint Martin)
Fiji   Slovakia
Finland   Slovenia
France   Solomon Islands
Gabon   Somalia
Gambia, The   South Africa
Germany   South Sudan, Republic of
Ghana   Spain
Greece   Sri Lanka
Grenada   Sudan
Guatemala   Surinam
Guinea   Swaziland
Guinea-Bissau   Sweden
Guyana   Switzerland
Haiti   Taiwan
Honduras   Tanzania
Hungary   Thailand
Iceland   Timor-Leste
India   Togo
Indonesia   Tonga
Ireland   Trlnidad & Tobago
Israel   Tunisia
Italy   Turkey
Jamaica   Tuvalu
Japan   Uganda
Jordan   Ukraine
Kenya   United Arab Emirates
Kiribati   United Kingdom
Korea, South   United States
Kosovo   Uruguay
Kuwait   Vanuatu
Latvia   Vatican City
Lebanon   Western Sahara
Lesotho   Zambia
Liberia   Zimbabwe
Lithuania 

Country Group C [Reserved]

Country Group D

Country[D: 1]
National
Security
[D: 2]
Nuclear
[D: 3]
Chemical &
Biological
[D: 4]
Missile
Technology
[D: 5]
U.S. Arms Embargoed Countries1
AfghanistanXX
ArmeniaXX
AzerbaijanXX
BahrainXX
BelarusXXX
BurmaXX
CambodiaX
Central African RepublicX
China (PRC)XXXX
Congo (Democratic Republic of)X
CubaXXX
CyprusX
EgyptXX
EritreaX
GeorgiaXX
HaitiX
IranXXXX
IraqXXXXX
IsraelXXX
JordanXX
KazakhstanXX
Korea, NorthXXXXX
KuwaitXX
KyrgyzstanXX
LaosX
LebanonXXX
LibyaXXXXX
MacauXXX
MoldovaXX
MongoliaXX
OmanXX
PakistanXXX
QatarXX
RussiaXXXX
Saudi ArabiaXX
SomaliaX
South Sudan, Republic ofX
SudanX
SyriaXXX
TaiwanX
TajikistanXX
TurkmenistanXX
United Arab EmiratesXX
UzbekistanXX
VenezuelaXXXXX
VietnamXX
YemenXXX
ZimbabweX

1Note to Country Group D:5: Countries subject to U.S. arms embargoes are identified by the State Department through notices published in the Federal Register. The list of arms embargoed destinations in this table is drawn from 22 CFR 126.1 and State Department Federal Register notices related to arms embargoes (compiled at http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/embargoed__countries/index.html) and will be amended when the State Department publishes subsequent notices. If there are any discrepancies between the list of countries in this table and the countries identified by the State Department as subject to a U.S. arms embargo (in the Federal Register), the State Department's list of countries subject to U.S. arms embargoes shall be controlling.

Country Group E1

Country[E:1]
Terrorist
supporting
countries2
[E:2]
Unilateral
embargo
CubaX
IranX
Korea, NorthX
SyriaX

1In addition to the controls maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security pursuant to the EAR, note that the Department of the Treasury administers:

(a) A comprehensive embargo against Cuba and Iran; and

(b) An embargo against certain persons, e.g., Specially Designated Terrorists (SDT), Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO), Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT), and Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNT). Please see part 744 of the EAR for controls maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security on these and other persons.

2The President made inapplicable with respect to Iraq provisions of law that apply to countries that have supported terrorism.

[61 FR 12768, Mar. 25, 1996]

Editorial Note: For Federal Register citations affecting supplement no. 1 to part 740, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.

Editorial Note: At 85 FR 84213, Dec. 28, 2020, supplement no. 1 to part 740 was amended in Country Group A; however, the amendment could not be incorporated due to inaccurate amendatory instruction.

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