China incl. Hong Kong

Information as of: 31st December 2020

Latest Updates
UN  
US On 29 Jun 2020, the US arms embargo was extended to include Hong Kong. With effect from 14 Jul 2020, pursuant to EO 13936, sanctions were imposed on officials , including Carrie Lam, for undermining Hong Kong's autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly of the citizens of Hong Kong.
EU/UK EU / UK arms embargo applied to mainland China since 1989. On 20 Jul 2020, the UK extended the arms embargo to Hong Kong, including the ban on crowd control equipment and any items that might be used for internal repression, lethal weapons and their components, military aircraft and helicopters, war vessels, armoured fighting vehicles and other weapons platforms. 
Financial/Other Sanctions
UN
US EO 13936
EU/UK
Arms Embargo
UN
US Arms embargo applies to mainland China (since 1989) and Hong Kong (since 29 Jun 2020).
EU/UK EU / UK: Arms embargo applies to mainland China sice 1989. UK: 20 Jul 2020 extended arms embargo to include Hong Kong.
Further Details
UN
US On 29 Jun 2020, the US arms embargo was extended to include Hong Kong. With effect from 14 Jul 2020, pursuant to EO 13936, sanctions were imposed on officials , including Carrie Lam, for undermining Hong Kong's autonomy and restricting the freedom of expression or assembly of the citizens of Hong Kong.
EU/UK EU / UK arms embargo applied to mainland China since 1989. On 20 Jul 2020, the UK extended the arms embargo to Hong Kong, including the ban on crowd control equipment and any items that might be used for internal repression, lethal weapons and their components, military aircraft and helicopters, war vessels, armoured fighting vehicles and other weapons platforms.
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