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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Sanctions list COUNTRIES, 8 OCT

CountryEU SanctionsUS SanctionsRemarks
Afghanistan- embargo on arms and related material

- ban on provision of certain services

- freezing of funds and economic resources

- restrictions on admission
No.
Balkans relatedsee Bosnia and Herzegovina and/or
Croatia and/or
Moldova and/or
Serbia and Montenegro
Yes.
Belarus- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on exports of equipment for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- valid until 31.10.2015
Yes.
Bosnia and Herzegovina- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- valid until 31.3.2016
see Balkans related.
Burmasee Myanmarsee Myanmar.
Burundi- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
No.
Central African Republic- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on exports of equipment for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- freezing of funds and economic resources
Yes.
China- embargo on armsNo.
Conakrysee Guinea (Republic of)No.
Congo (Democratic Republic of)- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on provision of certain services
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- restrictions on admission of certain persons
Yes.
Cote d'Ivoire- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on exports of equipment for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- restrictions on admission of certain persons
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- import ban on diamonds
see Ivory Coast.
Crimea- see Ukraine- see Ukraine.
Croatia- restrictions on admission of persons
- freezing of funds and economic resources
see Balkans related.
CubaNo specific EU sanctions existYesContact us for details on US sanctions
Egypt- freezing of funds and economic resources
- valid until 22.3.2016
No.
Eritrea- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on provision of certain services
- inspection of and prior information requirement on certain cargoes
- embargo on supplying arms and related matériel
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- restirctions on admission
No.
Guinea (Republic of - Conakry)- ban on provision of certain services
- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- valid until 27.10.2015
No.
Guinea-Bissau (Republic of)- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
No.
Haiti- prohibition to satisfy certain claims in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution No 917(1994)
- prohibition to satisfy claims with regard to contracts and transactions whose performance is affected by the measures taken in accordance with UN Security Council Resolutions 917(1994), 841 (1993), 873 (1993) and 875 (1993)
No.
Iran- Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) suspends certain sanctions (mainly related to the petroleum sector of Iran) to 14 january 2016
- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- embargo on telecommunications monitoring and interception equipment
- embargo on equipment which might be used for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- embargo on arms and related materiel
- embargo on nearly all dual-use goods and technology
- embargo on certain goods and technology which could contribute to enrichment related, reprocessing or heavy water-related activities, or to the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems or to the pursuit of activities related to other topics about which the IAEA has expressed concerns
- prohibition of procurement from Iran of arms and related material, nearly all dual-use goods and technology and certain other goods and technology
- (arms and other embargoes related) ban on provision of certain services
- (arms and other embargoes related) ban on certain investment
- controls on export of certain other sensitive goods and technology
- control on provision of certain services
- control on certain investment
- embargo on key equipment and technology for the oil and natural gas industries
- ban on provision of certain services (to the oil and natural gas industries)
- ban on certain investment (in the oil and natural gas industries)
- ban on certain Iranian investment (nuclear industry)
- ban on new commitments for grants, financial assistance and concessional loans to the Government of Iran
- ban on commitments for public financial support for trade with Iran, other than short term commitments
- enhanced monitoring over the activities of EU financial institutions with banks domiciled in Iran and their subsidiaries, branches and other financial entities outside Iran
- restrictions on transfers of funds to and from Iran
- restrictions on establishment of branches and subsidiaries of and cooperation with Iranian banks
- restrictions on provision of insurance and re-insurance
- restrictions on issuance of and trade in certain bonds
- vigilance over business with Iran
- inspection of and prior information requirement on cargoes to and from Iran
- restrictions on access to EU airports for certain cargo flights
- ban on provision of certain services to certain vessels and aircraft
- restrictions on admission of listed natural persons
- freezing of funds and economic resources of listed persons, entities and bodies
- measures to prevent certain specialised teaching or training
- prohibition to satisfy claims made by certain persons, entities or bodies
- import ban on crude oil and petroleum products
- import ban on petrochemical products
- ban on provision of certain services (related to crude oil, petroleum products and petrochemical products)
- embargo on key equipment and technology for the petrochemical industry
- ban on provision of certain services (to the petrochemical industry)
- ban on certain investment (in the petrochemical industry)
- ban on trade in gold, precious metals and diamonds with the Government of Iran
- ban on provision of new Iranian banknotes and coins
- ban on certain Iranian investment (nuclear industry)
- amendment of the scope of the freezing of funds and economic resources as regards the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps
- specific exceptions to freezing of funds and economic resources for Central Bank of Iran, Bank Tejarat and accounts of diplomatic missions and international organizations
- ban on provision of specialised financial messaging services to those subjected to the freezing of funds and economic resources
Yes, JCPOA suspends certain sanctions (mainly related to the petroleum sector of Iran) to 14 january 2016Contact us for details on US sanctions
Iraq- confirmation of embargo on arms and related materiel
- restrictions on trade in cultural goods
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- transfer of such funds and economic resources to Development Fund for Iraq
- restrictions concerning payment for petroleum and gas exported by Iraq (expired on
30 June 2011)
- immunities (expired on 30 June 2011)
Yes.
IsraelNoNoArabic countries prohibit transactions involving Israel
Ivory Coastsee Cote d'IvoireYes.
Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on exports of certain goods and technology listed by the UN
- additional embargo on certain goods and technology which could contribute to DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes
- prohibition of procurement of arms, related materiel and other goods and technology listed by the UN
- ban on provision of certain services
- ban on exports of luxury goods
- ban on new commitments for grants, financial assistance and concessional loans to the DPRK
- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- ban on public provided financial support for trade where such support could contribute to DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic missile-related or other weapons of mass destruction-related programmes
- enhanced monitoring of the activities of EU financial institutions with banks domiciled in DPRK and their subsidiaries, branches and other financial entities outside DPRK
- inspection of and prior information requirement on cargoes to and from DPRK
- ban on provision of bunkering and ship supply services
- measures to prevent certain specialised teaching or training
- commitment to take cooperative action to prevent illicit trafficking in nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, ballistic missiles and their means of delivery, related materials and technology
- ban on import and purchase of goods and technology listed by the UN
- ban on trade in gold, precious metals and diamonds with the government of DPRK
- ban on provision of new DPRK banknotes and coins
- restrictions on issuance of and trade in certain bonds
prohibition to satisfy claims made by certain persons, entities and bodies
see North Korea.
Lebanon- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on provision of certain services
- restrictions on admission of persons
- freezing of funds and economic resources of those persons
- commitment to cooperate with international investigation
Yes.
Liberia- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on provision of certain services
No.
Libya- embargo on arms and related materiel
- embargo on equipment which might be used for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- prior information requirement on cargoes to and from Libya
- restrictions on admission of listed natural persons
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- prohibition to grant certain claims
- vigilance requirement when doing business with Libyan entities
- protection of economic operators against claims
Yes.
Moldova- restrictions on admission
- valid until 31.10.2015
see Balkans related.
Myanmar- Sanctions on Myanmar changed on 2 April 2013, decision 2010/232/CFSP repealed
- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on exports of equipment for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
'- valid until 30.04.2016
see BurmaContact us for details on US sanctions
North Koreasee Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)Yes.
Russian Federation- see also Ukraine
- embargo on arms and related materiel
- embargo on dual-use goods and technology, if intended for military use or for a military end-user
- ban on imports of arms and related materiel
- (arms and related materiel related) ban on provision of certain services
- (dual-use goods and technology related) ban on provision of certain services
- (deep water, Arctic and shale oil related) controls on export of certain equipment for the oil industry
- controls on provision of certain related services
- prohibition of procurement from Russia of arms and related materiel
- restrictions on issuance of and trade in certain ‘bonds, equity or similar financial instruments’
- prohibition to satisfy certain claims made by certain persons, entities and bodies
- valid until 31.1.2016
- see Ukraine.
Saudi Arabia- none- none- Informal sanctions against The Netherlands (admission for Dutch citizens may be denied/limited, ban on provision of certain services by Dutch companies may be applied)
Serbia and Montenegrosee Yugoslavia (withdrawn 26.11.2014)see Balkans related.
Sevastopol- see Ukraine- see Ukraine.
Somalia- confirmation of embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on provision of certain services
- inspection of and prior information requirement on certain cargoes to and from Somalia
- embargo on supplying arms and related matériel
- ban on provision of certain services
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- restrictions on admission
Yes.
South Sudan- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on provision of certain services
Yes, the Executive Order does not target the country of South Sudan, but rather targets those responsible for the conflict there, which has been marked by widespread violence and atrocities, human rights abuses, recruitment and use of child soldiers, attacks on peacekeepers, and the obstruction of humanitarian operations (Sudan sanctions, exemption for South Sudan (31CFR212(g)(1))South Sudan independant as of July 9th, 2011
Sudan (North)- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- embargo on arms and related materiel
- ban on provision of certain services
Yes, exemption for South Sudan (31CFR212(g)(1)Contact us for details on US sanctions
Syria- embargo on arms and related materiel
- embargo on equipment which might be used for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- embargo on telecommunications monitoring and interception equipment
- ban on provision of certain services (related to such equipment)
- import ban on crude oil and petroleum products
- ban on provision of certain services (related to crude oil and petroleum products)
- embargo on key equipment and technology for the oil and natural gas industries
- ban on provision of certain services (to the oil and natural gas industries)
- ban on certain investment (in the oil and natural gas industries, in construction of power plants for electricity production)
- prohibition to participate in the construction of new power plants for electricity production
- ban on provision of new Syrian banknotes and coins
- ban on new commitments for grants, financial assistance and concessional loans to the Government of Syria
- restraint on commitments for public and private financial support for trade with Syria and ban on new long term commitments of Member States
- prohibition for the European Investment Bank to make certain payments
- restrictions on issuance of and trade in certain bonds
- restrictions on establishment of branches and subsidiaries of and cooperation with Syrian banks
- restrictions on provision of insurance and re-insurance
- restrictions on admission
- ban on trade in gold, precious metals and diamonds with the Government of Syria
- restrictions on access to EU airports for certain cargo flights
- specific exception for Central Bank of Syria (freezing of funds and economic resources)
- freezing of funds and economic resources
- prohibition to satisfy claims made by certain persons, entities or bodies
- ban on export of certain other goods which might be used for internal repression
- ban on exports of luxury goods
- valid until 1.6.2016
YesContact us for details on US sanctions
Tunisia- freezing of funds and economic resources
- valid until 31.1.2016
No.
Ukraine- ban on investment in real estate in Crimea and Sevastopol
- ban on investment in entities in Crimea and Sevastopol
- embargo on certain goods and technology for use in certain sectors (transport, telecommunications, energy, oil, gas and mineral resources)
- ban on provision of certain services (related to such goods and technology)
- ban on provision of certain services related to infrastructure in certain sectors (transport, telecommunications, energy, oil, gas and mineral resources)
- ban on provision of certain services related to tourism
- prohibition for certain ships to enter ports in Crimea and Sevastopol
- ban on imports of goods from Crimea or Sevastopol
- ban on provision of certain services
- prohibition to satisfy certain claims made by certain persons, entities or bodies
- valid until 23.6.2016
- restrictions on admission of
(a) certain natural persons responsible for, actively supporting or implementing, actions or policies which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, or stability or security in Ukraine, or which obstruct the work of international organisations in Ukraine, and certain natural persons associated with them;
(b) certain natural persons actively supporting, materially or financially, or benefitting from, Russian decision-makers responsible for the annexation of Crimea or the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine;
(c) certain natural persons conducting transactions with the separatist groups in the Donbass region of Ukraine
- freezing of funds and economic resources of
(a) certain natural persons responsible for, actively supporting or implementing, actions or policies which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, or stability or security in Ukraine, or which obstruct the work of international organisations in Ukraine, and certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies associated with them; (b) certain legal persons, entities or bodies supporting, materially or financially, actions which undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine;
(c) certain legal persons, entities or bodies in Crimea or Sevastopol whose ownership has been transferred contrary to Ukrainian law, or certain legal persons, entities or bodies which have benefitted from such a transfer;
(d) certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies actively supporting, materially or financially, or benefitting from, Russian decision-makers responsible for the annexation of Crimea or the destabilisation of Eastern Ukraine;
(e) certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies conducting transactions with the separatist groups in the Donbass region of Ukraine,
- valid until 15.9.2015
- freezing of funds and economic resources of certain persons responsible for the misappropriation of Ukrainian State funds, of certain persons responsible for human rights violations in Ukraine and of natural or legal persons, entities or bodies associated with such persons
- valid until 6.3.2016
- prohibition to satisfy certain claims made by certain persons, entities or bodies
Yes, including individuals of the Russian Federation and Smart sanctions
United States of America (USA)- protection against certain effects of sanctions applied by the USANo.
VenezuelaNoYes.
Yemen- restrictions on admission
- freezing of funds and economic resources
Yes.
Yugoslavia- withdrawn 26.11.2014see Balkans related.
Zimbabwe- embargo on arms and related matériel
- ban on exports of equipment for internal repression
- ban on provision of certain services
- restrictions on admission (suspended for specific parties)
- freezing of funds and economic resources (suspended for specific parties)
- valid until 20.2.2016
Yes
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