The Biden administration on Friday broadened its export curbs towards Russia and Belarus, proscribing entry to imports of things akin to fertilizer and pipe valves because it seeks to ratchet up strain on Moscow and Minsk.
In a posting to the federal register on Friday, the Commerce Division stated it could start requiring Russians and Belarusians to get a particular license when searching for to acquire a bunch of products from U.S. suppliers and pledged to disclaim these licenses. The products embody fertilizer, pipe valves, ball bearings and different elements, supplies and chemical compounds.
The administration additionally stated these objects made overseas with U.S. instruments would additionally require a U.S. license, which the administration plans to disclaim.
(Reporting by Alexandra Alper and Karen Freifeld; Enhancing by Chris Reese)
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