CHANGES TO THE STRATEGIC GOODS CONTROL LIST
By Singapore Customs Aug 1 2019
Updates to the Strategic Goods Control List
Singapore Customs would like to inform you that the new Strategic Goods (Control) Order 2019 (“SGCO 2019”) has been gazetted on 1 August 2019, and will come into effect from 1 October 2019. You may access the SGCO 2019 via our website at www.customs.gov.sg > Business > Strategic Goods Control > Strategic Goods Control List.
2 The SGCO 2019 brings Singapore’s strategic goods control list up to date with the 2018 Wassenaar Arrangement’s Munitions List, and the 2018 European Union’s List of Dual-Use Items (“EUDL”). The EUDL contains dual-use items controlled by the four multilateral export control regimes (the Australia Group, the Missile Technology Control Regime, the Nuclear Suppliers Group and the Wassenaar Arrangement).
3 The SGCO 2019 will incorporate revisions such as new controls, removal of controls, as well as editorial changes for consistency and clarity of controls. A document on the amendments can be found via our website at www.customs.gov.sg > Business > Strategic Goods Control > Resources.
Changes to the Strategic Goods (Control) Brokering Order 2007
4 The Strategic Goods (Control) Brokering Order 2007 has been updated to include strategic goods technology. The Strategic Goods (Control) Brokering Order 2019 will come into effect from 1 October 2019.
Amendment to the Strategic Goods (Control) Regulations
5 An amendment will be made to the Strategic Goods (Control) Regulations to reflect its reference to the new SGCO 2019. Please note that 1B235 has been added and 1B229 has been removed from the list of items controlled for transhipment and transit (i.e. 4th and 5th Schedules).
6 The Strategic Goods (Control) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 will come into effect from 1 October 2019.
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