Financial sanctions, South Sudan

South Sudan is currently subject to financial sanctions. This document provides a current list of designated persons.



In 2014 the European Union imposed restrictive measures, including an asset freeze, on certain persons involved in obstructing the political process in South Sudan or committing serious human rights violations.

EU Regulations

You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2015/735 on restrictive measures in South Sudan online.

You can find the most recent amendments to the Regulation by searching on EUR-Lex – an online database that provides free access to EU law, international agreements and other public documents. Just:

  • enter the Regulation number into the search bar
  • open the relevant page and
  • click ‘document information’

UK Regulations

  • The South Sudan (European Union Financial Sanctions) (No. 2) Regulations 2015. This regulation replaces the South Sudan (European Union Financial Sanctions) Regulation 2014 (SI 2014/1827). This reflects changes introduced in Council Regulation (EU) No 2015/735 separating the persons and entities designated under this regime into two Annexes and updating exemptions for crediting of frozen accounts.
Published 15 July 2014
Last updated 12 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated with 'Latest HM Treasury notice, 12/12/2018, South Sudan (Reg 2018/1934)'.
  2. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 13/08/2018, South Sudan (Reg 2018/1115)
  3. Updated with 'latest HM Treasury Notice 18/07/2018, South Sudan'.
  4. Updated with latest HM Treasury notice, 05/02/2018, (South Sudan) (Reg 2018/164)
  5. Updated links to regulation as part of routine site maintenance
  6. Updated with Latest HM Treasury notice, 09/03/2017, South Sudan (Reg 2017/402)
  7. Change to text on page
  8. small update to text under 'EU regulations in force'
  9. New notice 2015/1112
  10. New link to EU regulations
  11. First published.