Sanctions Against Sudan Eased

Due to the progress of diplomacy between the U.S. Government and the Government of Sudan over the past six months, the Obama Administration issued an executive order on January 13, 2017, which substantially relaxed sanctions against Sudan that had been in place since the 1990s.  In conjunction with this executive order, the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control and Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security issued related rules generally allowing transactions with Sudan, including exports of goods and services to Sudan.

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