Trump signs an Executive Order against the Venezuelan gold sector
On 1 November 2018 US President Trump signed an Executive Order entitled ‘Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela.’ This order authorizes new sanctions on the Venezuelan gold sector, apparently attempting to target corruption in the Maduro regime.
To read the announcement by the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) please click here.
To read the Executive Order please click here.
To read two ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ published by OFAC in connection with the Executive Order please click here.