Myanmar/Burma - Sanctions and restrictive measures

Last updated on 15 January 2020

The information below is for documentation purposes only and has no legal effect. The Luxembourg authorities accept no responsibility for its content. The authentic versions of the acts concerned, including their preambles, shall be those published in the Official Journal of the European Union or the Official Journal of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. These official texts can be consulted directly by clicking on the links in this document.

The information on this page is limited to the restrictive measures imposed against the country in question. They are to be understood without prejudice to other provisions of the Law of 27 June 2018 which applies, in general, to goods and transactions covered by the Law of 27 June 2018 on export control, and must therefore be read in conjunction with the latter provisions.

Equipment which might be used for internal repression Note1 & 2

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Authorised Prohibited Prohibited

Defence-related products (covered by the law of 27 June 2018, Article 22 (1), points 1, 2, 3 and 4) Note 3

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Subject to authorisation Subject to authorisation Authorised Subject to authorisation Authorised Authorised Authorised Prohibited Subject to authorisation

Military activities Note 7

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Prohibited Prohibited N/A

Dual-use items, Annex I of Regulation 428/2009 Note 4 & 5

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited

Equipment, technology or software intended primarily for use in the monitoring or interception of the internet and telephone communication (Annex III, Regulation 401/2013)

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Subject to authorisation Subject to authorisation Authorised Subject to authorisation Authorised Authorised Subject to authorisation Subject to authorisation Subject to authorisation

Military training Note 6

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Prohibited

European legislation

  • Council Decision 2013/184/CSFP of 22 April 2013 concerning restrictive measures against Myanmar/Burma and repealing Decision 2010/232/CFSP
  • Council Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 of 2 May 2013 concerning restrictive measures in respect of Myanmar/Burma and repealing Regulation (EC) No194/2008.

Luxembourg legislation

Explanatory notes

Note 1: For sale, supply, transfer and export: An exemption from the prohibition applies to certain goods (Regulation 401/2013, Article 2.2.). An authorisation may be granted.

Note 2: For technical assistance: An authorisation may be granted under certain conditions (Regulation 401/2013, Article 4.1.(c)).

Note 3: For technical assistance : An authorisation may be granted under certain conditions (Regulation 401/2013, Article 4.2. (a) and 4.2.(b)).

Note 4: For sale, supply, transfer and export: An exemption from the prohibition applies to agreements concluded before 27 April 2018 (Regulation 401/2013, Article 3bis.5.), respectively for certain goods (Regulation 401/2013, Article 3bis6.).

Note 5: For technical assistance and brokering: An exemption from the prohibition applies to agreements concluded before 27 April 2018 (Regulation 401/2013, Article 3bis.5.) respectively for certain goods (Regulation 401/2013, Article 3a.6.).

Note 6: An exemption from the prohibition applies to certain goods (Amended Grand Ducal Regulation of 14 December 2018, Annex 1, point 10° under (3)).

Note 7: For Brokering: an exemption from the prohibition applies under certain conditions (Grand Ducal Regulation as amended on 14 December 2018, Annex 1, point 10° under (4)).

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