December 9, 2016: EU, HMT add 17 to DPRK sanctions

On Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2106/2215 by adding the following individuals: 

 

  1. CHANG CHANG HA
    DOB:
    10/01/1964. a.k.a: JANG, CHANG, HA Nationality: DPRK Position: President of the Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS) Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016 Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13422.

  2. JO YONG CHOL.
    DOB:
    30/09/1973. a.k.a: CHO, YONG, CHOL Nationality: DPRK Position: Ministry of State Security Official Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Ministry of State Security Official stationed in Syria supporting KOMID. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13419.

  3. KIM CHOL SAM
    DOB:
    11/03/1971. Nationality: DPRK Position: Representative of Daedong Credit Bank (DCB) Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Representative for Daedong Credit Bank who has been involved in managing transactions on behalf of DCB Finance Ltd. As an overseas based representative of DCB, it is suspected that Kim Chol Sam has facilitated transactions worth hundreds of thousands of dollars and likely managed millions of dollars in DPRIK-related accounts with potential links to nuclear/missile programmes. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13420.

  4. KIM SE GON
    DOB:
    13/11/1969. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: PD472310104 Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Works on behalf of the Ministry of Atomic Energy Industry. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13417.

  5. KIM SOK CHOL
    DOB:
    08/05/1955. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: 472310082 Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Acted as the DPRK Ambassador to Myamar and he operates as a KOMID facilitator. He was paid by KOMID for his assistance and arranges meetings on behalf of KOMID, including a meeting between KOMID and Myanmar’s defence-related persons to discuss financial matters. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13421.

 

  1. KIM SONG CHOL
    DOB:
    (1) 26/03/1968. (2) 15/10/1970. a.k.a: KIM, HAK, SONG Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: 381420565 and 654120219 Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. KOMID official that has conducted business in Sudan on behalf of KOMID’s interests. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13415.

  2. PAK CHUN IL
    DOB:
    28/07/1954. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: 563410091 Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Served as the DPRK Ambassador to Egypt and provides support to KOMID Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13414.

  3. RI WON HO
    DOB:
    17/07/1964. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: 381310014 Position: DPRK Ministry of State Security Official Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. DPRK Ministry of State Security official stationed in Syria supporting KOMID. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13418.

  4. SON JONG HYOK
    DOB:
    20/05/1980. a.k.a: SON, MIN Nationality: DPRK Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Son Jong Hyok is a KOMID official that has conducted business in Sudan on behalf of KOMID’s interests. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13416.

  5. SON MUN SAN
    DOB:
    23/01/1951. Nationality: DPRK Position: Director General of External Affairs Bureau of General Bureau of Atomic Energy (GBAE). Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016 Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13424. 

and entities: 

 

  1. DCB FINANCE LITD
    Address:
    (1) Akara Building, 24 de Castro Street, Wickhams Cay 1, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. (2) Dalian, China. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. A front company for Daedong Credit Bank (DCB) a listed entity. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13431.

  2. ILSIM INTERNATIONAL BANK
    Address:
    Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation (KKBC). Has attempted to evade United Nations Sanctions. SWIFT: ILSIKPPY Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13426. 

  1. KOREA FOREIGN TECHNICAL TRADE CENTER
    Address:
    DPRK. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Is a DPRK firm trading in coal. DPRK generates a significant share of the funds needed to finance its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by mining natural resources and selling those resources abroad. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13428.

  2. KOREA INERNATIONAL CHEMICAL JOINT VENTURE COMPANY
    a.k.a:
    (1) CHOSEN INTERNATIONAL CHEMICALS JOINT OPERATION
    COMPANY (2) CHOSUN INTERNATIONAL HEMICALS JOINT OPERATION COMPANY (3) INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL JOINT VENTURE
    COMPANY
    Address: (1) Hamhung, South Hamgyong Province, DPRK. (2) Man gyongdaekuyok, Pyongyang, DPRK. (3) Mangyungdaegu, Pyongyang,
    DPRK.
    Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. A subsidiary of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation – DPRK’s defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to Pyongyang’s military-related sales – and has engaged in proliferation-related transactions. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13430.

  3. KOREA PUGANG TRADING CORPORATION
    Address:
    Rakwon-dong, Pothonggang District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Is owned by the Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, DPRK’s defence conglomerate specialising in acquisition for DPRK defence industries and support to Pyongyang’s military- related sales. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13429.

  4. KOREA UNITED DEVELOPMENT BANK
    Address:
    Pyongyang, North Korea. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN Designation 30.11.2016. Operates in the financial services industry of the DPRK economy. SWIFT/BIC KUDBKPPY Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13425.

  5. SINGWANG ECONOMICS AND TRADING GENERAL CORPORATION
    Address:
    DPRK. Other Information: UN Listing. Date of UN designation 30.11.2016. Is a DPRK firm for trading in coal. DPRK generates a significant share of the money for its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes by mining natural resources and selling those resources abroad. Listed on: 09/12/2016 Last Updated: 09/12/2016 Group ID: 13427

to the sanctions imposed on North Korea.

Links:

HMT Notice

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2106/2215

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