The Japanese government introduced further sanctions against Russia on 26 September 2022. These include:

  • A ban on exporting products of Japanese origin to 20 designated entities and one individual of the Russian Federation. The ban came into force on the 3rd of October.
  • A ban on exporting to Russia products of Japanese origin that can be used for the production of chemical weapons etc. The ban came into force on the 7th of October.

The list of newly designated person/ entities is available here.

Read our previous blogs on earlier sanctions imposed by the Japanese government here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here.

To view Japan’s lists of currently designated persons/entities, click on these links: Russian FederationSpecially designated banks in the Russian FederationRussian government and its governmental organizations subject to prohibition of issuance or subscription of securities, Russian Specially Designated entities (1),  (2), (3),  (4), and (5) Belarusian Specially Designated entities (1) and (2), Crimea, Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic, and Republic of Belarus.



(1) ロシア連邦の特定団体への輸出等に係る禁止措置


(2) ロシア連邦への化学兵器等関連物品の輸出禁止措置




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Junko focuses her practice on commercial and trade laws and regulations, WTO dispute settlement, civil and criminal litigation, antitrust law, bankruptcy law and general corporate law. She has extensive experience advising clients on issues involving trade remedy matters such as anti-dumping and countervailing duties, and import restrictions. She also advises on customs matters, classification and valuation issues, export control and sanctions, tariff treatment, FTA/EPA applications, public procurement, and handles antitrust compliance programs for clients.