Zimbabwe

Information correct as of: 18th April 2017 

Latest Updates

 UN
 US
 EU/UK Reg (EU) 2016/214 maintains the arms embargo and some SDNs but removes a large number of SDNs (78 individuals and 8 entities). Renewed by EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/288 which also introduces further exemptions to the arms embargo until 20 Feb 2018.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Financial/Other Sanctions

UN No
US EO 13288, updated by EO 13391 (November 2005) and EO 13469 (July 2008)
EU/UK EU 2004/161/CFSP - amended by 2013/160/CFSP (2013) and EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/288 (Feb 2017) and renewed by EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/288.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Arms Embargo

UN No
US EO 13288, updated by EO 13391 (November 2005) and EO 13469 (July 2008)
EU/UK EU 2004/161/CFSP amended by by EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/288.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Further Details

US Measures include freezing of assets & trade restrictions involving specified individuals (most recently updated Sep 2015). U.S. denying applications & licences to export defence articles or services. General licence issued 24 April 2013 allowing all transactions with two specified banks provided the transaction does not otherwise involve persons whose property or interests in property are blocked. OFAC Implemented EO 13391 and EO 13469 effective 10 July 2014 as final rule. SDN list updated on 3 Feb 2016 removing SDNs and the need to obtain a license to deal with a number of Zimbabwe entities ("Zimbabwe General Licence 1"). SDN list updated periodically.
EU/UK EU 2004/161/CFSP (amended Aug 2008), expands upon technical advice, financial & import / export sanctions - implemented by UK (Feb 2004). Includes travel bans & freezing of funds of designated persons & arms embargo.  2014/98/CFSP suspends travel ban & asset freeze on persons & entities listed. Reg (EU) 2016/214 maintains the arms embargo and some SDNs but removes a large number of SDNs (78 individuals and 8 entities). Renewed by EU Council Decision (CFSP) 2017/288 which also introduces further exemptions to the arms embargo until 20 Feb 2018.

 

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