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Historical Background of Export Control Development in Selected Countries and Regions
U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Hungry, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, South Korea, China, India and ASEAN
This report written by Mr. Tamotsu Aoi, Advisor, Overseas Matters, International Security Trade Control Department, Trade and Logistics Division, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. and Member of Foreign Regulations Study Committee of CISTEC, looks back on historical background of export controls development in the selected 11 countries such as U.S. Russia, China etc. and Japan. Through such a historical perspective, readers may understand present status of export controls in respective country more clearly and correctly.
“Japan: Revising arms export regulation”
This report introduces and explains Japan’s “Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment and Technology” and the related issues, including the points of CISTEC's written request to METI for the improvement of the procedural environment for the transfer of defense equipment and technology. The report was first published in the issue 49 of WorldECR in April 2016. And it has been posted on this website with permissions from the author and the WorldECR.
Lessons from Japan's Approach to Export Controls
A report introduces and explains the Japan's export control system, especially its internal compliance program (ICP) approach as lessons.
The report was first published in March 2016 by the Export Practitioner. And it has been posted on this website with permissions from the authors and the Export Practitioner.
Technology Transfer and the Transition in the United States: Beyond the “Fortress”
A paper looks back on the historical development along with the technology and knowledge (Know-How) transfer in the United States which has been established by immigrants, clarifying “to protect technology and competition for national interests” to highlight the challenge of its paradox in such a globalized world.