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US Gives India Strategic Trade Authorisation-1 Status

STA allows for license exception with regards to exports from the US.

The United States eased export controls for high technology product sales to India, granting it the same access as NATO allies — Australia, Japan and South Korea.

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Monday said that the move to grant Strategic Trade Authorisation (STA-1) status to India reflects its efforts to improve its own export-control regime, its adherence to multilateral export rules and its growing status as a US defence partner.

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