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.
Leader (Hong Kong) International was listed on 22 January 2013 (amended on 20 June 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.”
Leader (Hong Kong) International “facilitates shipments on behalf of the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation (KOMID). KOMID was designated by the Committee in April 2009 and is the DPRK’s primary arms dealer and main exporter of goods and equipment related to ballistic missiles and conventional weapons. Hong Kong company registration number 1177053.”