Magus International Legal Office


Even if the type of cargo is subject to export regulations, an export license is not required if any of the following exception is applied.

■ Freight such as fuel and rope used on certain ships or aircraft

■ On-board cargo that secures arrival and departure of aircraft, etc. that requires repair or replacement

■Goods sent by international organizations that are exempt from regulations by convention, etc.

■Official cargo to be sent to Japanese embassies, etc.

■ Free exception

- Freight that is imported free of charge and returned free of charge
- Freight to be imported free of charge at a later date and exported free of charge

■ Small amount exception

- Within a certain range of cargo, those below a certain price determined for each type of cargo.
- Items and countries matrix is as follows:

■ Partial product exception

- When a regulated cargo is incorporated as a small part of the cargo to be exported
- If the list control parts is incorporated less than 10% price ratio, it is treated as non-list control cargo or parts.
(market price of list controlled parts which is incorporated in a cargo) / (market price ofcargo at the time of initial manufactured) = <10%

- When a computer is incorporated into a machine, and also the computer price is not exceeding to 35% of the machine price, the computer is not regulated even it is exceed the list control specifications.
(market price of list controlled computer which is incorporated in a cargo)/(market priceof cargo at the time of initial manufactured)=<35%