On 25 March 2022, the Japanese government imposed further sanctions on the Russian Federation.

The Japanese government designated an additional 25 individuals related to the Russian Federation, who are subject to the following sanctions:

  • Restriction on payment: A license is required in order to make payment to the designated persons.
  • Restrictions on capital transactions: A license is required on capital transactions including deposit contracts, trust contracts, money loan contracts, etc. with the designated persons.

The Japanese government also designated an additional 81 entities as Russian Federation Specially Designated Entities, which are subject to an export ban.

A ban on the export of luxury products to the Russian Federation was also announced.

You can find the list of newly designated persons/entities here.

Read our previous blogs on earlier sanctions imposed by the Japanese government 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) and (2), Crimea, Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic, and Republic of Belarus.



1. 資産凍結等の対象となる25個人の指定


(1) 支払い等の許可制

(2) 資本取引(預金契約,信託契約及び金銭の貸付契約)等の許可制

2. 輸出等の禁止措置の対象となる81団体の指定















100308182.pdf (mofa.go.jp)

100321308.pdf (mofa.go.jp)





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