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The Australian Government has introduced a ban on the export of machinery and related parts to Russia and areas of Ukraine temporarily under Russian control as of 26 October 2023.
The Specified Ukraine Regions include Crimea, Sevastopol, Luhansk and Donetsk.
The legislative instruments that implement these measures are on the Federal Register of Legislation as per below listed links.


Machinery and related parts as listed below are designated as export sanctioned goods for Russia and each Specified Ukraine Region.




Australian Harmonized Export Commodity Classification (AHECC) Code


Interchangeable tools for hand tools, whether or not power-operated, or for machine-tools (for example, for pressing, stamping, punching, tapping, threading, drilling, boring, broaching, milling, turning or screw driving), including dies for drawing or extruding metal, and rock drilling or earth boring tools



Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof



Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles



 The provision of some services is also prohibited including:

  • Services which relate to the supply of machinery or related parts to Russia or Specified Ukraine Regions, and
  • Services which relate to the manufacture, maintenance or use of machinery and related parts for Russia or Specified Ukraine Regions.


As always, if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact one of the professionals within our Customs Brokerage team who are waiting to assist..

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