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Products such as high performance digital computers, high speed and high density integrated circuits, sophisticated communication systems, nuclear materials, high precision machine tools, chemical weapon precursors, small arms, large artillery weapons, ammunition, bombs etc. and all articles for a use in connection with nuclear, chemical or biological weapons are generally considered as strategic commodities.

To monitor and control the flow of strategic commodities and hence prevent Hong Kong from being used as a conduit for the proliferation of weapons and to guarantee Hong Kong's access to high technology products, import of strategic commodities, as required by the Import and Export Ordinance, Chapter 60 (Opens a new window) and the Import and Export (Strategic Commodities) Regulations, Chapter 60G, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) , is subject to the licensing control by the Trade and Industry Department (Opens a new window) .

Strategic Commodities