Also Known As:
China National Electronics Import & Export Corporation
China National Electronics I/E Corp.
China National Electronics Imp&Exp Corporation
China Electronics Import and Export Corporation
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Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, or subsidiaries) by the United States on December 28, 2006, under the Iran and Syria Nonproliferation Act, which provides for penalties against foreign persons for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran since January 1, 1999, or the transfer to or acquisition from Syria since January 1, 2005, of equipment and technology controlled under multilateral export control lists or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction or cruise or ballistic missile systems; the sanctions apply for two years as follows U.S. government barred from procuring from, contracting with, or providing assistance to the entity, U.S. government sales to the entity of any item on the United States Munitions List prohibited, sales to the entity of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services under the U.S. Arms Export Control Act terminated, no new individual licenses granted for the transfer to the entity of items the export of which is controlled under the U.S. Export Administration Act of 1979 or the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, and any existing such licenses suspended; overseen by the China Electronics Corporation (CEC), a large state-owned enterprise under the direct administration of the central government; China's largest supplier of defense electronics; production of ground, airborne and shipborne radars, UHF/VHF and high frequency radios and communication equipment, and electronic warfare (EW) systems; produces the JY-14 three-dimensional tactical surveillance radar which China exported to Iran; markets cryptographic systems, mine detection equipment, and fiber and laser optics; has exported defense electronics to dozens of countries; reportedly constructing a JY-14 radar system in Iran near its border with Afghanistan.
Oversees hundreds of institutes and factories conducting research and production of military electronics; overseas agencies include CEIEC's Representative Offices in Pakistan, Egypt, Iran, and Russia; established in 1980.