• 1. Trading restrictions

Trading restrictions

Trading restrictions imposed against Australia

Trading restrictions imposed by Australia

  • Asian Gypsy Moth Regulations
    See: Australian Asian Gypsy Moth Regulations
  • Fiji: Arms embargo
  • Iranian sanctions
    On 29 July 2010, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade announced new sanctions  against Iran supplementing existing United Nations Security Council sanctions against Iran.
    The new measures include
    • Targeted financial sanctions:Restrictions on financial transactions involving designated individuals and entities which contribute to Iran's nuclear and missile programs; or assist Iran to violate its sanctions obligations.
    • Travel restrictions: Restrictions on visas to travel to Australia by individuals who contribute to Iran's nuclear and missile programs; or assist Iran to violate its sanctions obligations.
    • Arms and strategic goods and services embargo: The range of goods and services prohibited for supply to Iran has been expanded to include any items, or related services, that could contribute to Iran’s nuclear or missile programs, as well as heavy military equipment. In addition, the Iran Regulations now prohibit the transfer of technology or technical assistance to Iran related to ballistic missiles.
    • The new sanctions also prohibit the provision of bunkering services for Iranian vessels without prior authorisation from the Foreign Minister.
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea sanctions
    Vessels flying the DPR Korean flag are banned from Australian ports since 10 October 2006.
  • United Nations Security Council Resolutions

 

 

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