August 7, 2017: HMT updates its DPRK list, too…

These are going to look familiar (since I already posted the DFAT and SECO updates already today)…

Her Majesty’s Treasury did not wait for the EU regulation, but leveraged the United Nations and European Union Financial Sanctions (Linking) Regulations 2007 in adding the following persons:   

  1. CHOE Chun Yong
    a.k.a:
    CH’OE, Ch’un-yo’ng Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 654410078 Other Information: UN only. UN ref KPi.054. Representative for Ilsim International Bank, which is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation. Ilsim International Bank has attempted to evade United Nations sanctions. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13527.
      
  2. HAN Jang Su
    DOB:
    08/11/1969. POB: Pyongyang, DPRK a.k.a: CHANG-SU, Han Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 745420176 expires on 19 October
    2020.
    Other Information: UN only. UN ref KPi.055. Chief Representative of the Foreign Trade Bank Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13528.
      
  3. JANG Song Chol
    DOB:
    12/03/1967. Nationality: DPRK Other Information: UN only. UN ref KPi.056. Representative of the Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) overseas. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13529.
      
  4. JANG Sung Nam
    DOB:
    14/07/1970. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 563120368, issued on 22 March 2013 and expires on 22 March 2018. Other Information: UN only. UN ref KPi.057. Chief of an overseas Tangun Trading Corporation branch, which is primarily responsible for the procurement of commodities and technologies to support the DPRK’s defence research and development programmes. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13530.
      
  5. JO Chol Song
    DOB:
    25/09/1984. a.k.a: CHO, Ch’o’l-so’ng Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 654320502, expires on 16 September 2019. Other Information: UN only. UN ref: KPi.058. Deputy Representative for the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation, which provides financial services in support to Tanchon Commercial Bank and Korea Hyoksin Trading, a subordinate entity of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13531.
      
  6. KANG Chol Su
    DOB:
    13/02/1969. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no:
    472234895
    Other Information: UN only. UN Ref KPi.059. Official for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, which specialises in acquisition for the DPRK’s defence industries and support for the DPRK’s military-related overseas sales. Its procurements also likely support the DPRK’s chemical weapons programme. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13532. 
      
  1. KIM Mun Chol
    DOB:
    25/03/1957. a.k.a: KIM, Mun-ch’o’l Nationality: DPRK Other Information: UN only. UN ref KPi.060. Representative for Korea United Development Bank. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13533.
      
  2. KIM Nam Ung
    Nationality:
    DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 654110043 Other Information: UN only. UN Ref KPi.061. Representative for Ilsim International Bank, which is affiliated with the DPRK military and has a close relationship with the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation. Ilsim International Bank has attempted to evade United Nations sanctions. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13534.
      
  3. PAK Il Kyu
    a.k.a:
    PAK, Il-Gyu Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no:
    563120235
    Other Information: UN only. UN ref: KPi.062. Official for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, which specialises in acquisition for DPRK’s defence industries and support to Pyongyang’s military-related sales. Its procurements also likely support the DPRK’s chemical weapons programme. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13535. 

and entities: 

  1. FOREIGN TRADE BANK (FTB)
    Address:
    FTB Building, Jungsong-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN only. UN Ref: KPe.047. Foreign Trade Bank is a State-owned bank and acts as the DPRK’s primary foreign exchange bank and has provided key financial support to the Korea Kwangson Banking Corporation. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13536.
      
  2. KORYO CREDIT DEVELOPMENT BANK
    a.k.a:
    (1) Deasong Credit Development Bank (2) Koryo Global Credit
    Bank (3) Koryo Global Trust Bank
    Address: Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN only. UN Ref: KPe.049. Operates in the financial services industry in the DPRK’s economy. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13537.
      
  3. MANSUDAE OVERSEAS PROJECT GROUP OF COMPANIES
    a.k.a:
    Mansudae Art Studio Address: Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN only. UN Ref: KPe.050. Mansudae Overseas Project Group of Companies engaged in, facilitated, or was responsible for the exportation of workers from the DPRK to other nations for construction-related activities including for statues and monuments to generate revenue for the Government of the DPRK or the Workers’ Party of Korea. The Mansudae Overseas Project Group of Companies has been reported to conduct business in countries in Africa and Southeast Asia including Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Benin, Cambodia, Chad, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Malaysia, Mozambique, Madagascar, Namibia, Syria, Togo and Zimbabwe. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 07/08/2017 Group ID: 13538. 
      

to its North Korean sanctions.

Interestingly, the amendments made by the UN were not included in this notice… I assume they will show up in due course…

Links:

HMT Notice

UN Press Release

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