Center for Arms Control

by Duyeon Kim [contact information]

International Sanctions on North Korea

CURRENT SANCTIONS
As of July 2010

UNSC 1718 (Oct. 2006) & 1874 (June 2009)
-Entities: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, Tanchon Commercial Bank, Namchongang Trading Corporation, Hong Kong Electronics, Korea Hyoksin Trading Corporation, General Bureau of Atomic Energy, Korean Tangun Trading Corporation
-Individuals: Yun Ho-jin (Namchongang Trading Corporation director), Ri Je-son (General Bureau of Atomic Energy director), Hwang Sok-hwa (General Bureau of Atomic Energy director), Ri Hong-sop (Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center former director), Han Yu-ro (Korea Ryongaksan General Trading Corporation director)

U.S. Executive Order 13382 (as of June 2009)
-Entities: Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, Mining Development Trading Corporation, Korea Ryonbong General Corporation, Tanchon Commerical Bank, Amroggang Development Bank, General Bureau of Atomic Energy, Hesong Trading Corporation, Korea Complex Equipment Import Corporation, Korea Hyoksin Trading Corporation, Korea International Chemical Joint Venture Company, Korea Kwangson Banking Corp, Korea Kwangsong Trading Corporation, Korea Pugang Trading Corporation, Korea Ryongwang Trading Corporation, Korea Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation, Korea Tangun Trading Corporation, Namchongang Trading Corporation, Tosong Technology Trading Corporation
-Individuals: Kim Tong-Myong (Tanchon Commercial Bank)

European Union (as of Jan. 2010)
-Entities: Yongbyon Nuclear Research Center, Korea Pugang Mining and Machinery Corporation, Korean Ryengwang Trading Corporation, Sobaeku United Corporation
-Individuals: Jang Song-taek (Kim Jong-il’s brother in law/director of the North Korean Workers Party's Administration Department), Vice Marshal Kim Yong-chun (minister of the armed forces), O Kuk-ryol (vice chairman of the National Defense Commission), Jon Pyong-ho (secretary of the Central Committee and head of the Committee's Military Supplies Industry Department), Paek Se-bong (chairman of the Second Economic Committee of the Central Committee), Ju Kyu-chang (first deputy director of the Defense Industry Department), Hyon Chol-hae (deputy director of the General Political Department of the Armed Forces), Pak Jae-gyong (deputy director of the Logistics Bureau of the Armed Forces), So Sang-guk (chair of the Physics Department at Kim Il Sung University), Pyon Yong-rip (president of the State Academy of Sciences), Kim Tong-un (director of “Room 39” of the Workers’ Party Central Committee)

Duyeon Kim 202-546-0795 dkim@armscontrolcenter.org

Duyeon Kim is the Deputy Director of Nuclear Non-Proliferation at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation where her policy work focuses on North Korea, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear security and nuclear terrorism prevention. Kim has published in major publications including the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and World Politics Review. Prior to joining the Center, Kim was a career Diplomatic and Security Journalist in Seoul.

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