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October 21, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China publishes Export Control Law

On 17 October 2020, China officially approved the Export Control Law (ECL), which will come into effect on 1 December 2020. The ECL sets out the basic framework of a unified export control regime that grants wide powers to the authorities to implement such controls.

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October 10, 2020 Brexit

UK government unveils plans for more post-Brexit border control posts

The UK government is exploring plans to expand the number of inland border control posts (BCPs) to handle any overflow customs checks in the post-Brexit environment.

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October 4, 2020 Brexit

Brexit: EU starts legal action against UK over deal breach plan

An EU deadline for the government to remove sections of the Internal Market Bill expired on Wednesday. The "letter of formal notice" could eventually lead to a court case against the UK at the European Court of Justice, the EU's top court.

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September 29, 2020

The CMA CGM Group cyber attack

The CMA CGM Group is currently dealing with a cyber-attack impacting peripheral servers.

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September 23, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China announces Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List

On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued the Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List, which immediately came into effect.

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