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North Korea Designations and Designations Updates; Syria-related Designation Update

November 19, 2020

OFAC has posted a Notice of Recent Actions to list their designation of two entities under its North Korea sanctions program, and changes to three existing entity listings under those sanctions. Also listed is a change to a listing for an individual with a Syria-related designation.

The following entities have been added to OFAC's SDN List:

KOREA CHOLSAN GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION (Cyrillic: ГЕНЕРАЛЬНАЯ ТОРГОВАЯ КОМПАНИЯ ЧХОЛСАН КНДР) (a.k.a. CHKHOLSAN; a.k.a. CHOLSAN TRADING COMPANY; a.k.a. CHOLSON LLC (Cyrillic: OOO ЧХОЛСАН)), Russia; Tongdaewon District, Pyongyang, Korea, North; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214; Organization Type: Construction of other civil engineering projects [DPRK3].

MOKRAN LLC (Cyrillic: OOO МОКРАН) (a.k.a. OBSCHESTVO S OGRANICHENNOI OTVETSTVENNOSTYU MOKRAN (Cyrillic: ОБЩЕСТВО С ОГРАНИЧЕННОЙ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТЬЮ МОКРАН); a.k.a. OOO MOKRAN), d. 15A liter A etazh / pom./ kom. 3/41/N-1, ul. Professora Kachalova, St. Petersburg 192019, Russia (Cyrillic: Улица Профессора Качалова, Дом 15A, Литер А, Эт/Пом/Ком 3/41/Н-1, Город Санкт-Петербург 192019, Russia); Ust-Izhora Village, Petrozavodsk Highway 23, Kolpinskiy District, St. Petersburg, Russia; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214; Organization Type: Construction of other civil engineering projects; Tax ID No. 7811489970 (Russia); Registration Number 1117847131643 (Russia) [DPRK3].

The following changes have been made to OFAC's SDN List:

KOREA GENERAL CORPORATION FOR EXTERNAL CONSTRUCTION, Korea, North; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214 [DPRK3]. -to- KOREA GENERAL CORPORATION FOR EXTERNAL CONSTRUCTION (a.k.a. KOREA GENERAL COMPANY FOR EXTERNAL CONSTRUCTION; a.k.a. KOREA GENERAL CONSTRUCTION; a.k.a. "GENCO"; a.k.a. "KOGEN"; a.k.a. "ZENKO" (Cyrillic: "ЗЕНКО")), Korea, North; Russia; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214; Organization Type: Construction of other civil engineering projects [DPRK3].

KOREA RUNGRADO GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION (a.k.a. RUNGRADO TRADE COMPANY), Korea, North; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214 [DPRK3]. -to- KOREA RUNGRADO GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION (a.k.a. RUNGRADO TRADE COMPANY; a.k.a. RYNRADO (Cyrillic: РЫНРАДО); a.k.a. RYNRADO GENERAL TRADING CORPORATION), Korea, North; Russia; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214; Organization Type: Construction of other civil engineering projects [DPRK3].

RUSTOM, Saqr (Arabic: صقر رستم) (a.k.a. AL-ROSTOM, Saqer Asaad; a.k.a. AL-RUSTOM, Saqr As'ad (Arabic: صقر أسعد الرستم); a.k.a. ROSTOM, Saker; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakkar; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakker; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakr; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Saqqar; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Saqqer), Homs, Syria; DOB 1974; POB Khirbet al-Hamam, Homs, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male; National ID No. 06110065397 (Syria) (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894]. -to- RUSTOM, Saqr (Arabic: صقر رستم) (a.k.a. AL-ROSTOM, Saqer Asaad; a.k.a. AL-RUSTOM, Saqr As'ad (Arabic: صقر أسعد الرستم); a.k.a. ROSTOM, Saker; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakkar; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakker; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Sakr; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Saqqar; a.k.a. RUSTOM, Saqqer), Homs, Syria; DOB 1974; POB Khirbet al-Hamam, Homs, Syria; nationality Syria; Gender Male (individual) [SYRIA-EO13894].

YANBIAN SILVERSTAR NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (Chinese Simplified: 延边银星网络科技有限公司; Korean: 은성인터네트기술회사) (a.k.a. CHINA SILVER STAR INTERNET TECHNOLOGY COMPANY; a.k.a. SILVER STAR INTERNET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION; a.k.a. UNSONG INTERNET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION; a.k.a. YANBIAN SILVER STAR; a.k.a. YANBIAN SILVERSTAR), 20998B-26 Changbaishan East Road, Yanji, Jilin, China; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214 [DPRK3] [DPRK4]. -to- YANBIAN SILVERSTAR NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (Chinese Simplified: 延边银星网络科技有限公司; Korean: 은성인터네트기술회사) (a.k.a. CHINA SILVER STAR INTERNET TECHNOLOGY COMPANY; a.k.a. SILVER STAR CHINA; a.k.a. SILVER STAR INTERNET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION; a.k.a. UNSONG INTERNET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION; a.k.a. YANBIAN SILVER STAR; a.k.a. YANBIAN SILVERSTAR; a.k.a. YANJI SILVER STAR NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD.), 20998B-26 Changbaishan East Road, Yanji, Jilin, China; No. 213-214, Building 2, Science and Technology Industrial Park, Yanji Development Zone, China; Chang Bai Shan Dong Lu, 20998B-26Hao, Yanji, Jilin 133000, China; Secondary sanctions risk: North Korea Sanctions Regulations, sections 510.201 and 510.210; Transactions Prohibited For Persons Owned or Controlled By U.S. Financial Institutions: North Korea Sanctions Regulations section 510.214; Unified Social Credit Code (USCC) 91222401MA0Y31E659 (China) [DPRK3] [DPRK4].

First published on 11/19/2020

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