CANADA IMPOSES NEW SANCTIONS ON BELARUS

On 9 August, Reuters reported that Canada has followed the UK and US in increasing its sanctions on Belarus.  They would target transferable securities and money market instruments, debt financing, insurance and reinsurance, petroleum products and potassium chloride products.  Canada has to date sanctioned 72 Belarusian officials and 5 entities.

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/canada-imposes-new-sanctions-belarus-targets-financial-sector-2021-08-09/

https://www.canada.ca/en/global-affairs/news/2021/08/canada-imposes-additional-sanctions-on-first-anniversary-of-belaruss-fraudulent-presidential-elections.html

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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