NTE 2022/18: introduction of additional sanctions against Russia
Published 23 June 2022
Further to notice 2022/14, a tranche of new trade sanctions on Russia was introduced on 22 June 2022.
The full details of the new measures, which augment the sanctions measures introduced in 2014, can be found in the The Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 10) Regulations 2022.
Prohibitions on the export, supply and delivery, making available and transfer (as well as related technical assistance, financial services, funds and brokering services) of:
- internal repression goods and technology
- goods and technology relating to chemical and biological weapons
- maritime goods and technology
- additional oil refining goods and technology
- additional critical industry goods and technology
Prohibitions on the export to, or for use in Russia of jet fuel and fuel additives, as well as prohibitions on the making available, export, and supply, directly or indirectly, of such products to Russia or for use in Russia (as well as related technical assistance, financial services, funds, and brokering services).
Prohibitions on the export to, or for use in, Russia, of Sterling or EU denominated banknotes; as well as prohibitions on the making available, supply, or delivery of such banknotes to a person connected with Russia; and on the making available of such banknotes for use in Russia.
Some of the above prohibitions will relate to Russia, and the non-government controlled Ukraine territories.
Prohibitions on the import, acquisition or supply and delivery of revenue generating goods that originate in or are consigned from Russia (as well as related technical assistance, financial services, funds, and brokering services.
Prohibitions on the provision of technical assistance, and financial services, funds, and brokering services relating to iron and steel imports.
There are some exceptions to the prohibitions, which are set out in detail in the legislation, and licences can be granted in very limited circumstances.
There are also financial sanctions against Russia and further information is available from the Office for Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI).
Further guidance and support
Guidance on the scope of sanctions against Russia, including the circumstances in which licences can be granted, will shortly be updated and can be found on the Russia sanctions: guidance page.
The Export Support Service is ready to help with any other enquiries about exporting or trading with Russia or Ukraine that are not specific to the requirement for export licences.
Export Control Joint Unit
Department for International Trade
Old Admiralty Building
Telephone 020 7215 4594
Contact for general queries about strategic export licensing.