Publication of Regulatory Amendment to the North Korea Sanctions Regulations; Issuance of North Korea-related Frequently Asked Questions
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the North Korea Sanctions Regulations to amend or add general licenses to facilitate certain humanitarian-related and journalistic activities. Specifically, OFAC is amending an existing general license for nongovernmental organizations and adding general licenses to authorize certain transactions related to the exportation and re-exportation of items authorized by the U.S. Department of Commerce; the provision of certain agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices; and certain journalistic activities in North Korea. This regulatory amendment is currently available for public inspection with the Federal Register and will take effect upon publication in the Federal Register on February 16, 2024. OFAC has also issued several new North Korea-related Frequently Asked Questions (1160, 1161, 1162, 1163) and amended FAQs 459, 463, 558.
OFAC has updated its SDN List. Please visit the URL below to view this action
Russia-related Designations; Publication of Russia-related Determinations; Issuance of Russia-related General License
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing a Determination for Prohibitions Related to Imports of Diamond Jewelry and Unsorted Diamonds of Russian Federation Origin and Diamond Jewelry and Unsorted Diamonds Exported From the Russian Federation, and a Determination for Prohibitions Related to Imports of Certain Categories of Diamonds. OFAC is also issuing Russia-related General License 87, "Authorizing Limited Safety and Environmental Transactions Involving Certain Persons or Vessels Blocked on February 8, 2024." In addition, the following changes have been made to OFAC's list of Specially Designated Nationals:
Die Verordnung über spezifische, gegen bestimmte Personen und Organisationen gerichtete restriktive Maßnahmen zur Bekämpfung des Terrorismus steht zum Download bereit.
Das "Handbuch Ausfuhrgenehmigungen, Genehmigungscodierungen, elektronische Abschreibung" steht aktualisiert zum Download bereit.
Die neue ATLAS-Teilnehmerinformation enthält Informationen zu ATLAS-Übergreifend: Die Teilnehmer betreffenden Änderungen nach den Wartungsarbeiten am 24.02.2024.