In accordance with Section 6 of its Guidelines, the Committee established pursuant to resolution 1718 (2006) makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals, groups, undertakings and entities included in its sanctions list.
Korea Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation was listed on 22 January 2013 (amended on 7 January 2014 and 2 April 2014) “as being engaged in or providing support for, including through other illicit means, DPRK’s nuclear-related, other weapons of mass destruction-related and ballistic missile-related programmes.”
“Korea Ryonbong General Corporation is the parent company of Korea Ryonha Machinery Joint Venture Corporation. Korea Ryonbong General Corporation was designated by the Committee in April 2009 and is a defense conglomerate specializing in acquisition for DPRK defense industries and support to that
country’s military-related sales."