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Export Controls and International Compliance

Find out about Export Controls

FAQs about Foreign Influence

Why do Export Controls Arise?

Export controls usually arise for one or more of the following reasons:

- The nature of the export has actual or potential military applications or economic protection issues
- Government concerns about the destination country, organization, or individual
- Government concerns about the declared or suspected end use or end user of the export

Did You Know?

  • Exports can happen anywhere — in your lab, in conversation, via email.
  • Thousands of items are specifically subject to export control regulations.
  • Any export to certain countries, companies or individuals may be subject to regulation.

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