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Embargoes and Trade Sanctions or Foreign Assets Control Regulations (FACR)

  • Citation: 31 CFR 500-598
  • Agency: Office of Foreign Assets Control, US Department of the Treasury
  • Statutory Authority: Presidential National Emergency Powers and various legislation impacting international trade
  • Regulations: International Trade Regulations
  • Scope: Varies among the different sanction programs. Sanctions may be comprehensive or limited.
  • Examples of Controls
    • Country-Based: Iran, Cuba, Sudan, Syria, and North Korea.
    • List-Based: Counter Terrorism, Non-proliferation and Counter Narcotics Trafficking.