On 19 November, OFAC announced that entities involved in exporting and using North Korean workers have been added to the SDN List. Involved are 2 entities, Mokran LLC, a Russian construction company, and Korea Cholsan General Trading Corporation, a North Korean company operating in Russia, for having engaged in, facilitated, or been responsible for the exportation of forced labour from North Korea, including exportation to generate revenue for the Government of North Korea or Workers’ Party of Korea. The amended entries also relate to those who have have engaged in, facilitated, or been responsible for the export of North Korean workers, to provide additional information regarding names and locations of the enterprises. These companies have been involved in sending North Korean workers to Russia and China and operate under a variety of assumed names.
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