Earlier this month, the UK Department of International Trade issued a new Open General Export Licence
for the export of dual-use items to the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
We take our arms export licensing responsibilities very seriously and all export licence
applications for Saudi Arabia are assessed rigorously against UK and EU Arms Export Licencing Criteria."
Arts Minister Michael Ellis is deferring the export licence
after a recommendation by the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest.
figure By GALGALLO FAYO Former Machakos senator Johnson Muthama has opened talks with the government for an out-of-court-settlement of the disputed cancellation of his mining firm's export licence
.Mr Muthama, who moved to court on grounds that he was incurring millions of shillings in losses after his company Rockland Kenya Limited's export licence
was withheld, has now asked for time to finalise the negotiations.
In 2013, a self-portrait by Sir Anthony van Dyck, which had been offered for sale through a prominent London dealer, was the subject of an export licence
The owner applied for an export licence
, having sold the painting (the sale itself being dependent on the grant of an export licence
) to a foreign buyer for the astonishing figure of 27 million [pounds sterling].
Up to 80 staff at the Wallsend-based firm face redundancy because the company has been forced to suspend its largest order to date, after being denied an export licence
in the wake of EU sanctions against Russia.
A PS35 MILLION Rembrandt which has been in Britain for 250 years may stay in this country as it is likely the export licence
application will be withdrawn, Sotheby's said.
Enterprise minister Matthew Hancock insisted: "The Government will not issue an export licence
if there's a clear risk the proposed export might be used for internal repression."
"However the UK Government has not been able to clarify if the export licence
criteria are being met.
The agency has the right to accept or reject applications for an export licence
according to its own definition of the "national interest".