By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

China to introduce export controls on drones

China reportedly will place export controls on drones and drone equipment from 1 September 2023 in order to “safeguard national security and interests”.  The restrictions on equipment will require vendors to seek permission to export certain drone engines, lasers, imaging, communications and radar gear, and anti-drone systems. China exports drones to several markets, including the US.  According to a recent …


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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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