Venezuela - Sanctions and restrictive measures

Last updated on 15 January 2020

The information below is for documentation purposes only and has no legal effect. The Luxembourg authorities accept no responsibility for its content. The authentic versions of the acts concerned, including their preambles, shall be those published in the Official Journal of the European Union or the Official Journal of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. These official texts can be consulted directly by clicking on the links in this document.

The information on this page is limited to the restrictive measures imposed against the country in question. They are to be understood without prejudice to other provisions of the Law of 27 June 2018 which applies, in general, to goods and transactions covered by the Law of 27 June 2018 on export control, and must therefore be read in conjunction with the latter provisions.

Defence-related products (covered by the law of 27 June 2018, Article 22 (1), point 1) Note 1 & 3

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited

Defence-related products (covered by the law of 27 June 2018, Article 22 (1), points 2, 3 and 4) Note 1

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Authorised Authorised Prohibited

Equipment, technologies and software (Annex II 2017/2063)

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Subject to authorisation Subject to authorisation Prohibited

Equipment which might be used for internal repression Note1 & 3

Export Sale Transit Transfer Import Purchase Brokering Technical assistance Supply
Prohibited Prohibited Authorised Prohibited Authorised Authorised Prohibited Prohibited Prohibited

European legislation

  • Council Decision 2017/2074/CFSP of 13 December 2017 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venzuela
  • Council Regulation (EU) No 2017/2063 of 13 November 2017 concerning certain restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela

Luxembourg legislation

Explanatory notes

Note 1: For sale, supply, transfer and export: an exemption from the prohibition applies under certain conditions (Grand-Ducal Regulation as amended on 14 December 2018, Annex 1, point 22° under (2)).

Note 2: For technical assistance: a derogation from the prohibition is applicable under certain conditions. (Regulation 2017/2063, Article 2.2).

Note 3: An exemption is applicable (except for brokerage services) under certain conditions. (Regulation 2017/2063, Article 4.1).

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