August 11, 2017: EU, HMT implement UN DPRK sanctions list changes

Last Friday, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) implemented Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1457 by adding a note that the following individuals:  

  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 and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 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 and EU Listing. UN ref KPi.055. Chief Representative of the Foreign Trade Bank Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13528.
     

  3. JANG Song Chol
    DOB:
    12/03/1967. Nationality: DPRK Other Information: UN only. UN and EU Listing. UN ref KPi.056. Representative of the Korea Mining Development Corporation (KOMID) overseas. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 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 and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 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 and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13531. 

6. KANG Chol Su
DOB:
13/02/1969. Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no:
472234895
Other Information: UN only. UN and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13532.

7. KIM Mun Chol
DOB:
25/03/1957. a.k.a: KIM, Mun-ch’o’l Nationality: DPRK Other Information: UN only. UN and EU Listing. UN ref KPi.060. Representative for Korea United Development Bank. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13533.

8. KIM Nam Ung
Nationality:
DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 654110043 Other Information:

UN only. UN and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13534.

9. PAK Il Kyu
a.k.a:
PAK, Il-Gyu Nationality: DPRK Passport Details: Passport no: 563120235 Other Information: UN only. UN and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13535.

  1. JANG Bom Su
    a.k.a:
    Jang, Pom, Su DOB: (1) 15/04/1957 (2) 22/02/1958 Nationality: North Korean Passport Details: 836110034 (diplomatic). Passport date of expiration: 1.1.2020 Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN and EU listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13327.
     

  2. JON Myong Guk
    DOB:
    (1) 18/10/1976 (2) 25/08/2017 a.k.a: (1) CHO’N , Myo’ng-kuk (2) JON,Yong, Sang Nationality: North Korean DPRK Passport Details: Passport No: 4721202031 (Date of Expiration: 21.2.2017), 836110035 (diplomatic, Passport date of expiration: 1.1.2020 Position: Tanchon Commercial Bank Representative in Syria Other Information: Annex IV. UN and EU listing. Listed on: 05/03/2016 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13329. 

and entities:  

1. FOREIGN TRADE BANK (FTB)
Address:
FTB Building, Jungsong-dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN only. UN and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 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 and EU Listing. UN Ref: KPe.049. Operates in the financial services industry in the DPRK’s economy. Listed on: 07/08/2017 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13537.

3. MANSUDAE OVERSEAS PROJECT GROUP OF COMPANIES
a.k.a:
Mansudae Art Studio Address: Pyongyang, DPRK. Other Information: UN

only. UN and EU Listing. 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: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13538.

4. KOREA NATIONAL INSURANCE CORPORATION (KNIC)
a.k.a:
(1) Korea Foreign Insurance Company (2) Korea National Insurance Corporation of Alloway Address: Central District, Pyongyang (1) Haebangsan- dong, Central District, Pyongyang, DPRK. (2) Kidbrooke Park Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 0LW. (3) Rahlstedter Strasse 83a, Hamburg, 22149. Other Information: UN and EU Listing. Korea National Insurance Corporation (KNIC), a State-owned and controlled company, is generating substantial foreign exchange revenue which could contribute to the DPRK’s nuclear-related, ballistic-missile- related or other weapons-of-mass-destruction related programmes. Listing includes KNIC branch offices. Furthermore, the KNIC headquarters Pyongyang is linked to Office 39 of the Korean Worker’s Party, a designated entity. Listed on: 28/04/2016 Last Updated: 11/08/2017 Group ID: 13355. 

are now also listed by the EU.

Actually, the last 2 individuals listed were changed for slightly different reasons, as you can see by the strikeouts….

Links:

HMT Notice

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/1457

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