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EU Extends Its Sanctions Against Syria

The sanctions, which are in place until 1 June 2017, include an oil embargo, restrictions on certain investments, freeze of assets of a number of individuals and entities in the EU, export restrictions on equipment and technology that might be used for internal repression and for monitoring or interception of internet or telephone communications. Decision … Continue Reading

EU Launches Legal Action Against Export Restrictions on Chinese Raw Materials

Following successful legal actions in 2012 and 2014, the EU has initiated a third legal challenge to restrictions on Chinese exports of key metals and minerals, including graphite, cobalt, copper, lead, chromium, magnesia, talcum, tantalum, tin, antimony and indium. Currently, China imposes a set of export restrictions, including export duties and export quotas which restrict … Continue Reading