The US imposed trade restrictions against 36 companies from nine countries. Previously, US authorities have repeatedly warned that they will punish companies that help Russia circumvent sanctions.
According to the press service of the US State Department, the private enterprise Promcomplektlogistic based in Uzbekistan has fallen under sanctions.
The company, reportedly, supported Russia’s military-industrial complex.
“On March 3, 2022, the Department of State designated Radioavtomatika pursuant to E.O. 14024 and underscored that Radioavtomatika specializes in procuring foreign items for Russia’s defense industry. Today, the Department of State has designated the Uzbekistan-based Promcomplektlogistic Private Company, which has actively supported Radioavtomatika in Radioavtomatika’s effort to evade U.S. sanctions since Radioavtomatika’s March 3, 2022, designation. Promcomplektlogistic Private Company’s conduct has included providing electronic components such as microcircuits to Radioavtomatika,” the statement said.
The United States has banned American companies from cooperating with representatives of the Uzbek company Promcomplektlogistic. All their assets will be frozen. Other enterprises that are wholly or partly owned by Promcomplektlogistic are also included in the sanctions list. The US urged businesses not to cooperate with Promcomplektlogistic.
The companies from Russia, the UK, Vietnam, Lithuania, China, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan and Singapore were also included in the sanctions list.
According to a Kun.uz correspondent, Promcomplektlogistic was established in 2018. The authorized capital is 10 million soums, the type of activity is logistics. The company itself is located in Tashkent. The owner of the company is Oleg Grablin, he also owns several companies in Russia.