Sudan

Information as of: 21st June 2017 

Latest Updates

 UN Travel ban and assets freeze imposed by S/Res/2206 (2015) (relating to Sudan and South Sudan) extended until 31 May 2018 by S/Res/2353 (24 May 2017).
 US WEF 17 Jan 2017 OFAC Issued General Licence 31 CFR Part 538 to authorise several previously prohibited transactions including certain imports to and from Sudan.
 EU/UK  

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Financial/Other Sanctions

UN S/Res/1672 (Apr 2006).  S/Res/2290 (2016)
US EO 13067 (1997), updated by EO 13400 (Apr 2006) and EO 13412 (Oct 2006).
EU/UK 2005/411/CFSP.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Arms Embargo

UN S/Res/1672 (Apr 2006). 
US EO 13067 (1997), updated by EO 13400 (Apr 2006) and EO 13412 (Oct 2006).
EU/UK 2005/411/CFSP.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Further Details

UN Mar 2005 UN extended arms embargo (S/Res/1591, extends S/Res/1556) to include all parties to N'djamena Ceasefire Agreement & other belligerents in Darfur area, travel ban & freezing of funds of designated entities & individuals. Embargoes on certain services (S/Res/1672). Mandate of UN Security Force Abyei (UNSFA) extended until 12 March 2017. Travel ban and assets freeze imposed by S/Res/2206 (2015) (relating to Sudan and South Sudan) extended until 31 May 2018 by S/Res/2353 (24 May 2017).
US Freezing of assets & trade embargo (SDN list updated periodically, latest 9 Mar 2016) apply particularly to petrochemical & petroleum industries (exemptions for trade relating to humanitarian assistance & goods / services & for agricultural (favourable licensing regime introduced for export of agricultural goods - Oct 2010 - & food - Oct 2011) & medical goods (Sep 2009) to govt, also exemptions for certain electronic communication providers (general licence amended Feb 2015). OFAC issued general licence authorising certain academic and professional exchanges effective 11 Aug 2014. WEF 17 Jan 2017 OFAC Issued General Licence to authorise several previously prohibited transactions including certain imports to and from Sudan.
EU/UK Embargoes on arms & certain services & freezing of funds of designated entities & individuals (2005/411/CFSP). Council Reg 747/2014 repeals regulations 131/2004 and 1184/2005 and re-imposes further financial sanctions under the regime. SDN list updated periodically.

 

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