Export Management Systems (EMS) and BIS Guidelines


Introduction Background–History of EMS

What is an EMS?

How can an EMS be helpful?

Preliminary steps in developing an EMS

How do I develop an EMS?

Assistance for developing an EMS

Administrative Elements Introduction

Element 1: Management Policy

Element 2: Responsible Officials

Introduction to the Order Processing System Element Order Processing System

Order Processing Flow Chart

Appendix I: Menu of EMS Elements with Objectives


The events of the early 1990s in Europe and the former Soviet Union have resulted in a significant easing of the U.S. and multilateral export controls on West-East trade. At the same time, developments in other ...

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