DDTC Posts Decision Tree Tools for "Specially Designed;" "Order of Review;" and "Part 130"

U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) posted on its website decision trees for: 

  • Specially Designed - this tool is effective for exports on or after October 15, 2013. It applies only to commodities and software related to United States Munitions List (USML) Categories that have been revised in accordance with the President's Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative; 
  • Order of Review - this tool will assist users in understanding the steps to follow in reviewing the USML; and
  • Part 130 - this tool has been designed for industry use as an aid for completing Part 130 reports to DDTC.

Users must use caution when following these decision trees: they are for educational purposes only. They are not binding and cannot substitute a Commodity Jurisdiction analysis.

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