Multilateral export control regime Current Affairs, GK & News


MTCR Is Informal And Voluntary Association The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) is an informal and voluntary association of countries that works to limit the proliferation of missiles and missile technology. MTCR was set up in April 1987 by the G-7 industrialized countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the United States). With ..


Missile Technology Control Regime

In July 2016, India became the 35th full member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). It would be mutually beneficial in the furtherance of international non-proliferation objectives. It marked India’s first entry into any multilateral export control regime. India was able to successfully enter this multilateral export control regime with the unopposed support of ..


Australia Group

Australia Group which was established in 1985 as a multilateral export control regime (MECR) and informal group that works to counter spread of materials, equipment and technologies that could contribute to development or acquisition of chemical and biological weapons (CBW) by states or terrorist groups through harmonisation of export controls. The initial focus of the ..


India is 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement

India has become the 42nd participating State of Wassenaar Arrangement after completing the internal procedures in Vienna on December 8, 2017. The membership will facilitate high-technology tie-ups for country’s defence and space programmes. This membership is the second diplomatic success for India for the membership of export control regimes after it joined the Missile Technology ..


India’s Response to new NSG Guidelines

We have discussed that in June, the NSG had decided to restrict export of enrichment and reprocessing technologies to countries that had signed the NPT. Consequently, it would deny India access to ENR technologies which it says is crucial for the three stage nuclear programme. The NSG decision has been a while coming, and despite ..