Export Control Law and Legal Definition

Export control means “governmental control of exports for statistical or strategic and short supply or national security purposes, and/or for foreign policy purposes.” [15 CFR 30.1; Title 15 -- Commerce And Foreign Trade; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating To Commerce And Foreign Trade; Chapter I -- Bureau Of The Census, Department Of Commerce; Part 30 -- Foreign Trade Regulations; Subpart A -- General Requirements]