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Revised strategic commodities control list to take effect on July 3
     The Import and Export (Strategic Commodities) Regulations (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order 2017 will come into operation on July 3 (Monday).

     "The purpose of the Order is to reflect the changes to the control lists of strategic commodities adopted by international non-proliferation regimes which have come into effect after the last amendment of Schedule 1 in 2015," a spokesperson for the Trade and Industry Department (TID) said.

     Pursuant to the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap.60), the import and export of strategic commodities is subject to licensing control by the Director-General of Trade and Industry.

     Enquiries can be made to the Strategic Trade Controls Branch of the TID by telephone at 2398 5587 or by email at stc@tid.gov.hk. Details of the amendments can also be found on the TID's web portal.
Ends/Thursday, June 29, 2017
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