Blackthorne have a deep understanding of the requirements set out by the UK Export Control Organisation (ECO) for exporting goods under an export licence.
Our staff are trained to understand and classify goods listed in the UK Strategic Export Control List therefore enabling you to better understand the classification and requirements for your goods.
We can offer a full service through management of your Export Licensing Programme from registration on SPIRE through to export of goods and declarations of licence use. We also provide advice and database services for recording software transfer export by electronic means.
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
Further Digits – Up to three
These represent the more detailed goods description and may be followed by further sub categories.
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
UK Strategic Export Control List
Common Control List Handbook Volume 1
Common Control List Handbook Volume 2
Chemical Weapons Convention
Missile Technology Control regime (MTCR)
Equipment, Software and Technology Annex
Nuclear Suppliers Group
Guidelines for transfers of nuclear-related dual-use equipment, materials, software, and related technology (INFCIRC/254, Part 2)
Wassenaar Arrangement Control List
End User Undertakings
SIEL – Stockist
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A short 8-minute introductory film which emphasises that export control is a serious responsibility which affects us all. It explains briefly what is controlled and why. It also outlines the criteria against which all licence applications are judged. Find out more and take appropriate action where necessary.
Open Licence Audits explained
This film explains what to expect from and how to prepare for ECO Compliance Audits. These audits are a requirement of exporters registered for either an Open General Licence (OGL), EU General Export Authorisation (EU GEA) or Open Individual Export Licence (OIEL).