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Controlled Exports

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First Digit – Primary Category

EU Dual-Use List Categories

Category 0 Nuclear materials, facilities and equipment
Category 1 Special materials and related equipment
Category 2 Materials processing
Category 3 Electronics
Category 4 Computers
Category 5 Telecommunications and “information security”
Category 6 Sensors and lasers
Category 7 Navigation and avionics
Category 8 Marine
Category 9 Aerospace and Propulsion


Second Digit – Sub Category

A Systems, Equipment and Components
B Test, Inspection, Production Equipment
C Materials
D Software
E Technology


Further Digits – Up to three

These represent the more detailed goods description and may be followed by further sub categories.


Originating Regimes

A Australia Group
C Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
M Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)
N Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Dual-Use List
T Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) Trigger List
W Wassenaar Agreement
WS Wassenaar Agreement Sensitive List
WVS Wassenaar Agreement Very Sensitive List