Economic Sanctions: 2019 Data and Trends
Economic sanctions have become a primary tool of national security and foreign policy for the Donald Trump administration, and are being used to a much greater extent than during the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. What has sanctions policy looked like in 2019, what is the purpose of sanctions, and are they achieving their intended goals? This New Center issue brief provides further insight.
Under comprehensive sanctions
all activities with a sanctioned entity are prohibited.
26 new penalties
were enforced or settlements reached between OFAC and companies for violations of various sanctions regulations
768 new entries
added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list