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Interactive EAR

Chapter VII

Supplement No. 1 to Part 740—Country Groups

This version is the current regulation | Last updated: April 4, 2024

Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra Angola Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Aruba Australia Austria The Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia & Herzegovina Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile Colombia Comoros Congo (Democratic Republic of the) Congo (Republic of the) Costa Rica Cote d'lvoire Croatia Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia, The Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kenya Kiribati Korea, South Kosovo Kuwait Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Lithuania Luxembourg Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia, Federated States of Monaco Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Niger Nigeria Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Rwanda Saint Kitts & Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome & Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (the Dutch two-fifths of the island of Saint Martin) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan, Republic of Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Surinam Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trlnidad & Tobago Tunisia Turkey Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay Vanuatu Vatican City Western Sahara Zambia Zimbabwe

Country Group A

Country [A:1]
Wassenaar
participating
states 1
[A:2]
Missile
technology
control
regime 2
[A:3]
Australia
group
[A:4]
Nuclear
suppliers
group 3
[A:5] [A:6]
AlbaniaX
ArgentinaXXXXX
AustraliaXXXXX
AustriaXXXXX
BelgiumXXXXX
BrazilXX
BulgariaXXXXX
CanadaXXXXX
CroatiaXXXX
CyprusXXX
Czech RepublicXXXXX
DenmarkXXXXX
EstoniaXXXX
FinlandXXXXX
FranceXXXXX
GermanyXXXXX
GreeceXXXXX
HungaryXXXXX
IcelandXXXXX
IndiaXXXX
IrelandXXXXX
IsraelX
ItalyXXXXX
JapanXXXXX
KazakhstanX
Korea, SouthXXXXX
LatviaXXXX
LithuaniaXXXX
LuxembourgXXXXX
MaltaXXX
MexicoXXXX
NetherlandsXXXXX
New ZealandXXXXX
NorwayXXXXX
PolandXXXXX
PortugalXXXXX
RomaniaXXXX
SerbiaX
SingaporeX
SlovakiaXXXX
SloveniaXXXX
South AfricaXXXX
SpainXXXXX
SwedenXXXXX
SwitzerlandXXXXX
TaiwanX
TurkeyXXXXX
Ukraine 4XXX
United KingdomXXXXX
United StatesXXXX

1 Country Group A:1 is a list of the Wassenaar Arrangement Participating States, except for Malta, Russia and Ukraine.

2 Country Group A:2 is a list of the Missile Technology Control Regime countries, except for Russia.

3 Country Group A:4 is a list of the Nuclear Suppliers Group countries, except for the People's Republic of China (PRC), Russia, and Belarus.

4 For purposes of this supplement, as well as any other EAR provision that references the Country Groups, the designations for Ukraine also apply to the Crimea region of Ukraine. See § 746.6(c) of the EAR for an exhaustive listing of license exceptions that are available for the Crimea region of Ukraine. No other EAR license exceptions are available for the Crimea region of Ukraine. The Crimea region of Ukraine includes the land territory in that region as well as any maritime area over which sovereignty, sovereign rights, or jurisdiction is claimed based on purported annexation of that land territory.

Country Group B—Countries Country Group C [Reserved]

Country Group D

Country [D: 1]
National
Security
[D: 2]
Nuclear
[D: 3]
Chemical &
Biological
[D: 4]
Missile
Technology
[D: 5]
U.S. Arms Embargoed Countries 1
AfghanistanXX
ArmeniaXX
AzerbaijanXX
BahrainXX
BelarusXXXXX
BurmaXXX
CambodiaXX
Central African RepublicX
China (PRC)XXXX
Congo (Democratic Republic of)X
CubaXXX
CyprusX
EgyptXX
EritreaX
GeorgiaXX
HaitiX
IranXXXX
IraqXXXXX
IsraelXXX
JordanXX
KazakhstanXX
Korea, NorthXXXXX
KuwaitXX
KyrgyzstanXX
LaosX
LebanonXXX
LibyaXXXXX
MacauXXX
MoldovaXX
MongoliaXX
NicaraguaXX
OmanXX
PakistanXXX
QatarXX
RussiaXXXXX
Saudi ArabiaXX
SomaliaX
South Sudan, Republic ofX
SudanX
SyriaXXX
TaiwanX
TajikistanXX
TurkmenistanXX
United Arab EmiratesXX
UzbekistanXX
VenezuelaXXXXX
VietnamXX
YemenXXX
ZimbabweX

1 Note to Country Group D:5:Countries subject to U.S. arms embargoes are identified by the State Department through notices published in the Federal Register. The list of arms embargoed destinations in this table is drawn from 22 CFR 126.1 and State Department Federal Register notices related to arms embargoes and will be amended when the State Department publishes subsequent notices. If there are any discrepancies between the list of countries in this table and the countries identified by the State Department as subject to a U.S. arms embargo (in the Federal Register), the State Department's list of countries subject to U.S. arms embargoes shall be controlling.

Country Group E 1

Country [E:1]
Terrorist
supporting
countries 2
[E:2]
Unilateral
embargo
CubaX
IranX
Korea, NorthX
SyriaX

1 In addition to the controls maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security pursuant to the EAR , note that the Department of the Treasury administers:

(a) A comprehensive embargo against Cuba and Iran; and

(b) An embargo against certain persons, e.g., Specially Designated Terrorists (SDT ), Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO ), Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT), and Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (SDNT). Please see part 744 of the EAR for controls maintained by the Bureau of Industry and Security on these and other persons.

2 The President made inapplicable with respect to Iraq provisions of law that apply to countries that have supported terrorism.

[61 FR 12768, Mar. 25, 1996] Editorial Note:For Federal Register citations affecting supplement no. 1 to part 740, see the List of CFR Sections Affected, which appears in the Finding Aids section of the printed volume and at www.govinfo.gov.