Japan will ban the export of high-tech equipment to Russia

Japan will ban the export of high-tech equipment to Russia
Japan will ban the export of high-tech equipment to Russia
13 May, 10:10In the world
The Japanese government has expanded the list of goods and technologies that are prohibited from being exported to Russia. High-tech equipment (including 3D printers and quantum computing equipment) has now been added to the list.

According to data on the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, the restrictions will come into force on May 20. They include quantum computers and other similar devices and components for them, modeling equipment (3D printers) and metal powders used for this, for the production of organic light emitting diodes, for the manufacture of microelectromechanical systems, for the production of hydrogen fuel.

In addition, the list includes vacuum pumps, cooling equipment designed for extremely low temperatures, as well as its components, numerical control devices for machine tools and polymers.

It's worth reminding that on the eve of the Japanese authorities froze the assets of the largest Russian bank - Sberbank and the largest private bank Alfa-Bank. Also, from May 12, a ban for Japanese individuals and legal entities on new investments in Russia came into force.

On May 10, Tokyo announced the expansion of the sanctions list of Russian companies and individuals. 141 people and 71 companies have been added to this list. In total, the Japanese sanctions list includes more than 700 citizens of Russia, Belarus, the DPR and the LPR. It also includes more than 200 Russian companies. Tokyo also banned the export of more than 300 categories of goods and technologies.

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