DPRK Sanctions: Why is Tanchon Commercial Bank sanctioned?

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TANCHON COMMERICAL BANK

Date on which the narrative summary became available on the Committee’s website: 
29 October 2014
 
Reason for listing: 

Tanchon Commercial Bank was listed on 24 April 2009 “as being engaged in or providing support for, including through other illicit means, DPRK’s nuclear-related, other weapons of mass destruction-related and ballistic missile-related programmes.”

 

Additional information: 

Tanchon Commercial Bank is a “main DPRK financial entity for sales of conventional arms, ballistic missiles, and goods related to the assembly and manufacture of such weapons.”

Link:

Narrative Summary

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