BIS Releases FY2011 Annual Report to the Congress and 2012 Annual Report on Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls

On January 20, 2012, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) posted on its website Annual Report to the Congress for FY 2011. In addition, BIS posted the 2012 Annual Report on Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls

The Annual Report to the Congress summarizes BIS' activities during FY2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011). It contains information on regulatory changes, export enforcement and criminal cases, approved applications for Country Group D:1 and Cuba, report on domestic impact of U.S. exports to controlled countries, and export control reform fact sheets and testimony. 

The 2012 Annual Report on Foreign Export Controls overviews export controls maintained for foreign policy purposes, including anti-terrorism, embargoes, sanctions, and other special controls; toxic chemicals and chemical precursors, encryption, missile technology controls, nuclear nonproliferation, and entity list.