Export Control & Sanctions Country Risk

Countries with notably higher export control risks. Please click to view full image. Last updated on 1/26/2023.


Export Controls & Country Risk

While all countries, including the U.S., present some risk with regards to violating the various U.S. Sanctions and Export Control regimes, certain countries pose a higher inherent risk. This heightened risk may stem from a number of factors, including but not limited to: comprehensive sanctions, embargoes, country-specific controls, or a large number of Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs).

This chart can serve as a tool for better understanding where Export Control risks are greatest; however, it does not replace a review by the Export Controls team. Country- and individual-based export controls represent just one piece of a broader risk analysis. As U.S. sanctions and export controls may change on a daily basis, this chart should not be downloaded or otherwise retained locally.

Please contact the Export Controls team with any questions you may have regarding these risks. 

Comprehensive Sanctions

Afghanistan, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria

Extensive Sanctions Risk

Belarus, China, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe

Heightened Export Risk 

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Croatia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Kosovo, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nicaragua, North Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Yemen