Guidance

Financial sanctions, Venezuela

Venezuela is currently subject to EU regulations. To date, no individuals or entities have been designated.

Document

HM Treasury Notice, 15.11.2017, Venezuela

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Details

Sanctions

Venezuela is subject to financial sanctions imposed by the EU. You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 on restrictive measures in Venezuela online.

Implementation date

These sanctions were introduced on 13 November 2017.

Context

The EU introduced this sanctions regime because of:

  • serious human rights violations / abuses
  • actions, policies and activities that undermine democracy or the rule of law in Venezuela.

EU regulations

You can view Council Regulation (EU) 2017/2063 on restrictive measures in Venezuela 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

Published 15 November 2017
Last updated 6 December 2017 + full page history
  1. Included link to UK regulations
  2. First published.