Japan banned exports of steel, ship engines and radio equipment for navigation to Russia

March 31 2023

Japan has expanded the list of products banned for exports to Russia. The corresponding order of the Cabinet of Ministers was approved on March 31, 2023, according to the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan.

The export ban covers steel, aluminum, and the products made of them; steam boilers, machines and their components, including ship engines; electric equipment including radio equipment for navigation and generators. The list also includes unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), optical, measuring and control equipment, their parts and components.

The ban comes into effect on 7 April 2023.

As PortNews reported earlier, in late February, Japan introduced individual restrictions, including assets freeze, in relation to 48 individuals, 73 organizations and separately Rosbank as part of the next sanctions package. 21 Russian organizations faced export restrictions. The list of organizations covered by an asset freeze included Vympel Shipyard, Baltiysky Zavod, Admiralteiskie Verfi, Rubin Central Design Bureau, Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center (the latter already covered by export restrictions).

Source: https://portnews.ru/news/345171/  

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