Export Controls and Sanctions
IRAN AND SYRIA SANCTIONS (update)
22nd June 2012
Shipments destined to Iran or Syria that are consigned to a transport company or freight forwarder are not acceptable for movement by TNT.
Please note that this applies to both document shipments as well as non document shipments.
IRAN AND SYRIA SANCTIONS
1st May 2012
International pressure is increasing on both Iran and Syria for additional sanctions and multilateral action against certain types of transactions.
TNT Number One Business Principle is to comply with all laws, rules and regulations and trade regulations imposed by United Nations, European Union, United States, Australia and other regulatory bodies.
Many of these sanctions are targeted at the nuclear, petroleum, banking and insurance industries, also against individuals, organizations and companies that have been identified by and not limited to; the United Nations, European Union, United States and Australia. New sanctions have been imposed on people and entities in Iran and Syria.
When shipping commodities, information and/or technology which are not allowed to be freely exported, an appropriate license is required.
As part of TNT’s Export Controls compliance, effective immediately TNT requires the Iran and Syria Sanctions Customer statement to be signed before accepting your goods for transportation to Iran and / or Syria. A copy of this statement must be provided together with export paperwork and necessary trade documents.
Click to print and complete the Iran and Syria Sanctions Customer Statement on Company Letterhead (.doc format)
Non compliance shipments will be held and subject to delays or return. This applies to document and non document consignments. All diplomatic material falls under the diplomatic process and procedures.
For more information on sanctions please see examples in the links below:
EU Sanctions Programmes:
The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) administered by the United States Department of Commerce
The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) administered by the United States Department of State
US Sanctions administered by the United States Department of the Treasury