Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS
This rule revises the EAR to allow cargo on a vessel that is on temporary sojourn to Cuba to transit Cuba on that vessel under a license exception. It also allows license exception shipment of EAR99 items and items controlled for antiterrorism reasons only to persons authorized by the Office of Foreign Assets Control to establish and maintain a physical or business presence in Cuba. Finally, it adopts a policy of case-by-case review for items that would enable or facilitate exports from Cuba of items produced by the private sector. This rule was published simultaneously with a Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control rule that amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations….