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GOODS FOR USE IN AVIATION OR SPACE INDUSTRY

Goods for use in aviation or space industry are subject to a prohibition with regard to export and the provision of technical and financial assistance and brokering services. Some exceptions and derogations do apply. The concerned products are indicated in a list.

 

PROHIBITION

EXPORT

It shall be prohibited to sell, supply, transfer or export, directly or indirectly, goods and technology suited for use in aviation or the space industry, as listed in Annex XI and jet fuel and fuel additives as listed in Annex XX, whether or not originating in the Union, to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia.

TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

It shall be prohibited to: (a) provide technical assistance, (…) or other services related to the goods and technology referred to in (...) and to the provision, manufacture, maintenance and use of those goods and technology, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia;

BROKERING

It shall be prohibited to: (a) provide (…) brokering services or other services related to the goods and technology referred to in (...) and to the provision, manufacture, maintenance and use of those goods and technology, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia;

OTHER SERVICES

It shall be prohibited to provide any one or any combination of the following activities: overhaul, repair, inspection, replacement, modification or defect rectification of an aircraft or component, with the exception of pre-flight inspection, in relation to the goods and technology listed in Annex XI, directly or indirectly, to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

It shall be prohibited to: (…) (b) provide financing or financial assistance related to goods and technology referred to in (...) for any sale, supply, transfer or export of those goods and technology, or for the provision of related technical assistance, brokering services or other services, directly or indirectly to any natural or legal person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia.

INSURANCE & REINSURANCE

It shall be prohibited to provide insurance and reinsurance, directly or indirectly, in relation to goods and technology listed in Annex XI to any person, entity or body in Russia or for use in Russia.

EXCEPTIONS

Concerns: Export, technical assistance, brokering, financial assistance
The prohibitions (...) shall not apply to the execution until 28 March 2022 of contracts concluded before 26 February 2022, or ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts.
By way of derogation from paragraphs 1 and 4, the national competent authorities may authorise, under such conditions as they deem appropriate, the execution of an aircraft financial lease concluded before 26 February 2022 after having determined that (a) it is strictly necessary to ensure lease re-payments to a legal person, entity or body incorporated or constituted under the law of a Member State which does not fall under any of the restrictive measures provided for in this Regulation; and (b) no economic resources will be made available to the Russian counterpart, with the exception of the transfer of ownership of the aircraft after full reimbursement of the financial lease.
The prohibition in paragraph 1 shall be without prejudice to Articles 2(4)(b) and 2a(4)(b).

LICENCE MODALITIES

The Member State concerned shall inform the other Member States and the Commission of any authorisations granted under this Article within two weeks of the authorisation.

PRODUCTS CONCERNED

Annex XI of EU Regulation 2014/833


CN Code / Description

88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof

Annex XX of EU Regulation 2014/833

CN / Name of the good


Jet fuel (other than kerosene):

2710 12 70 Spirit type jet fuel (light oils)

2710 19 29 Other than kerosene (medium oils)

2710 19 21 Kerosene type jet fuel (medium oils)

2710 20 90 Kerosene type jet fuel blended with biodiesel

Oxidation inhibitors

Oxidation inhibitors used in additives for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 oxidation inhibitors containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other oxidation inhibitors

3811 90 00 Oxidation inhibitors used for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

Static dissipater additives

Static dissipater additives for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other

3811 90 00 Static dissipater additives for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

Corrosion inhibitors

Corrosion inhibitors for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other

3811 90 00 Corrosion inhibitors for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

Fuel system icing inhibitors (anti-icing additives)

Fuel system icing inhibitors for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other

3811 90 00 Fuel system icing inhibitors for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

Metal de-activators

Metal de-activators for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other 

3811 90 00 Metal de-activator for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils 

Biocide additives

Biocide additives for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other

3811 90 00 Biocide additives for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

Thermal stability improver additives

Thermal stability improver for lubricating oils:

3811 21 00 containing petroleum oils

3811 29 00 other

3811 90 00 Thermal stability improver for other liquids used for the same purpose as mineral oils

LEGAL SOURCE

Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 of 31 July 2014 concerning certain restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine. Article 3c, Annex XI


The EU Regulation is directly applicable in all EU Member States.

The EU Regulation is based on EU Council Decision 2014/512/CFSP of 31 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine.  Article 4d