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North Korea Sanctions List

Since the 1950s, the US has had established sanctions regime against North Korea, which is officially known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). Starting with the country’s successful test of a nuclear weapon in 2006, additional and more wide-ranging sanctions have been imposed on the country by the United Nations, the European Union, Japan and others. These sanctions lists now include more than 150 companies and 200 individuals.

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List last updated on 29th July 2021.

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Country
Role
Type
Position
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PAEK, Jong-sam
North Korea
Businessman
Individual
The China-based representative of a North Korean bank
PAEK, Se-bong
North Korea
Official
Individual
A former senior North Korean bureaucrat
Paekma Shipping Co
North Korea
Company
Entity
A North Korean shipping company
Paeksol Trading Corporation
North Korea
Company
Entity
A North Korean trading company
PAK, Bong-nam
North Korea
Businessman
Individual
The China-based representative of Ilsim International Bank, a North Korean bank
PAK, Chol-nam
North Korea
Businessman
Individual
The China-based representative of Cheil Credit Bank, a North Korean bank
PAK, Chun-Il
North Korea
Official
Individual
An Egypt-based North Korean diplomat
PAK, Chun-san
N/A
Official
Individual
A former senior official at a state-run financial services company
Pak, Han-se
North Korea
Official
Individual
A senior North Korean bureaucrat
Pak, Il-kyu
North Korea
Official
Individual
A senior manager at a North Korean defence company
PAK, In-su
N/A
Official
Individual
A North Korean official involved in the export of coal to Malaysia
PAK, Jae-gyong
North Korea
Military
Individual
A senior North Korean bureaucrat
PAK, Jong-chon
N/A
Military
Individual
A senior official in the armed forces
PAK, Kwang Ho
N/A
Official
Individual
A senior North Korean bureaucrat
PAK, Kwang-hun
North Korea
Official
Individual
A Russia-based representative of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, a North Korean defense company
PAK, Mun-Il
North Korea
Official
Individual
A China-based representative of Korea Daesong Bank, a North Korean state-controlled bank
PAK, To-chun
North Korea
Official
Individual
A former senior North Korean bureaucrat
PAK, Tong-sok
North Korea
Official
Individual
A Georgia-based representative of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, a North Korean defense company
PAK, Yong-sik
North Korea
Military
Individual
A senior official in the North Korean military
Pan Systems Pyongyang
North Korea
Company
Entity
A trading company controlled by the North Korea's intelligence organisation
PANG, Su-nam
N/A
Businessman
Individual
A China-based representative of Ilsim International Bank, a North Korean bank
PARK, Jin Hyok
North Korea
Official
Individual
A North Korean computer programmer allegeldy involved in hacking operations against western countries
PARK, Young-han
N/A
Official
Individual
A director of a front company for a North Korean state-owned entity
PARTIZAN
Russia
Vessel
Entity
A Russian vessel that has violated sanctions against North Korea
PATRIOT
Russia
Vessel
Entity
A Russian vessel that has violated sanctions against North Korea
Petrel 8
N/A
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Pho Thae
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Phyongchon Shipping & Marine
North Korea
Company
Entity
A North Korean shipping company
PI RYU GANG
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean shipping company
PISKLIN, Mikhail Yurevich
Russia
Businessman
Individual
A Russian national found to be trading with North Korea in violation of sanctions
PO CHON
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
PO THONG GANG
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Pochon Shipping & Management
North Korea
Company
Entity
A North Korean shipping comany
Ponghwa Hospital
North Korea
Hospital
Entity
A North Korean hospital
PRIMORYE MARITIME LOGISTICS CO LTD
Russia
Company
Entity
A Russian-based shipping company with links to North Korea
Pro-Gain Group Corporation
Samoa
Company
Entity
A company owned by Tsang Yung Yuan, a Taiwanese businessman who was found to have violated sanctions against North Korea
Profinet Pte. Ltd
Russia
Company
Entity
A port services agency that has provided port and bunkering services to North Korean vessels
Propaganda and Agitation Department
North Korea
Government
Entity
A North Korean government agency
PU HUNG 1
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
PYON, Won-gun
North Korea
Official
Individual
The director of a front company for Pan Systems Pyongyang, a North Korean state-owned entity
Pyongjin Ship Management Company Limited
North Korea
Company
Entity
A North Korean shipping company
Pyongyang Informatics Centre
North Korea
Agency
Entity
A North Korean IT company involved in weapons programme development
Qingdao Construction (Namibia) CC
Namibia
Company
Entity
A Namibian company with purported links to North Korean companies involved in exporting North Korean labourers
RA NAM 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RA NAM 3
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RA, Kyong-su
N/A
Official
Individual
A China-based representative of TCB, a North Korean state-owned bank
RAK RANG
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RAK WON 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Rason International Commerical Bank
North Korea
Bank
Entity
A North Korean bank
Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB)
North Korea
Government
Entity
North Korea's intelligence organisation
RI, Chong-chol
North Korea
Official
Individual
An official of a North Korean state-owned entity
RI, Chun-hwan
North Korea
Official
Individual
A China-based representative of FTB, a North Korean state-owned bank
RI, Chun-song
North Korea
Official
Individual
A China-based representative of FTB, a North Korean state-owned bank
RI, Hak-chol
N/A
Official
Individual
The President of Green Pine, a North Korean defence company
RI, Ho-nam
N/A
Businessman
Individual
A China-based representative of a North Korean bank
RI, Hong-sop
North Korea
Official
Individual
A senior North Korean bureaucrat
RI, Jae-Il
North Korea
Official
Individual
The former Vice Director of the Workers' Party of Korea Propaganda and Agitation Department
RI, Je-son
N/A
Official
Individual
The Minister of Atomic Energy Industry
Ri, Jong-won
Russia
Official
Individual
A Moscow-based deputy representative of FTB, a North Korean state-owned bank
RI, Man-gon
North Korea
Official
Individual
The minister in charge of a government agency that supervises weapons development programmes
RI, Myong-hun
North Korea
Official
Individual
A Russia-based representative of a North Korean state-run bank
RI, Myong-su
N/A
Military
Individual
Vice Marshall of the Korean People’s Army and First Vice Commander of the Korean People’s Army Supreme Command
RI, Pyong-chol
North Korea
Official
Individual
An alternate member of the Political Bureau of the Workers' Party of Korea
RI, Sin-song
North Korea
Official
Individual
A senior North Korean official at a state-owned company
RI, Sing-un
North Korea
Official
Individual
An Economic and Commercial Counsellor at North Korea's Embassy to Mongolia
RI, Song-chol
North Korea
Official
Individual
A senior official in the Ministry of People???s Security
RI, Song-hyok
North Korea
Official
Individual
An overseas representative for North Korean state-owned financial institutions
RI, Su-yong
North Korea
Official
Individual
An official of a North Korean defence company
RI, Thae-chol
North Korea
Official
Individual
The First Vice Minister of People's Security
RI, Tok-jin
North Korea
Official
Individual
A China-based representative of Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, a North Korean defence company
RI, Un-song
North Korea
Businessman
Individual
A Russia-based representative of Korea United Development Bank, a sanctioned North Korean bank
RI, Won-ho
North Korea
Official
Individual
An official of North Korean's Ministry of State Security based in Egypt
RI, Yong-mu
North Korea
Official
Individual
The Vice Chairman of the National Defense Commission
RUNG RA 1
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RUNG RA 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RUNG RA DO
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Russian Financial Society
Russia
Company
Entity
A Russian company that has assisted North Korea in evading sanctions to access the international financial system
RYANG, Su-nyo
N/A
Official
Individual
The director of a sanctioned North Korean state-owned entity
RYANG, Tae-chol
North Korea
Official
Individual
A China-based representative for Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, a North Korean defence conglomerate
RYE SONG GANG 1
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RYO MYONG
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RYOM, Hui-bong
North Korea
Businessman
Individual
A North Korean bank representative based in Dubai, UAE
RYOM, Yong
N/A
Official
Individual
A senior North Korean bureaucrat
RYONG GANG 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RYONG GUN BONG
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
RYU, Jin
North Korea
Official
Individual
A Syria-based representative of KOMID, a North Korean state-owned entity
Ryugyong Commercial Bank
North Korea
Bank
Entity
A North Korean bank
SAHIN, Huseyin
Turkey
Businessman
Individual
A senior executive of a sanctioned Turkish company
SAM JONG 1
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
SAM JONG 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
SAM MA 2
North Korea
Vessel
Entity
A North Korean vessel
Second Academy of Natural Sciences (SANS)
North Korea
Government
Entity
A North Korea-run organisation responsible for research and development of the North Korea's advanced weapons systems
Second Economic Committee (SEC)
North Korea
Government
Entity
A North Korea-run organisation responsible for overseeing the production of the North Korea's ballistic missiles
Senat Shipping Limited
British Virgin Islands, Panama, Singapore
Company
Entity
A Singaporean company found to be providing material support to a sanctioned North Korean company that was involved in illicit arms transfers
SERBIN, Andrey
Russia
Businessman
Individual
A Russian bussinesswoman with close links with sanctioned Singaporean companies
SEVASTOPOL
Russia
Vessel
Entity
A Russian vessel that has violated sanctions against North Korea
SHANG YUAN BAO
Panama
Vessel
Entity
A tanker involved in illegal ship-to-ship oil transfers with North Korean vessels
Shanghai Dongfeng Shipping Co Ltd
China
Company
Entity
A Chinese shipping company found to have violated sancitons against North Korea
Shen Zhong International Shipping
Hong Kong
Company
Entity
A Chinese shipping company found to have violated sancitons against North Korea
SIA Falcon International Group
Turkey
Company
Entity
A Turkish company involved in weapons and luxury goods trade with North Korea
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