Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes

Switzerland manages a sanctions lists with a high degree of detail on the individuals that are subject to it's embargoes.

The Confederation can adopt coercive measures to enforce sanctions that have been decided by the United Nations Organization, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe or by Switzerland's most important trading partners and which serve to ensure compliance with international law, in particular respect for human rights (Art. 1, Para. 1 Embargo Act). The Federal Council is responsible for enacting the coercive measures (Art. 2, Para. 1 Embargo Act).

Data overview

Entity count:5,198 target entities · 6,723 searchable entities · 14,405 total
Entity types:
Legal entities1,634
119 countries · Show overview...
Publisher:State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) (Switzerland)

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs is the Swiss governments center of competence for economic, labour and trade matters.

Source data:www.sesam.search.admin.ch (XML)
Collections:in OpenSanctions Default · Consolidated Sanctions
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Bulk download

Downloads contain the full set of entities contained in this dataset. You can fetch a simplified tabular form, or detailed, structured data in JSON format. Updated files will be provided once a day at the same location.

File nameExport typeSize
entities.ftm.jsonFollowTheMoney entities13 MB
names.txtTarget names text file400 kB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format2 MB
source.xmlSource data23 MB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON16 MB
targets.simple.csvTargets as simplified CSV2 MB

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Using the API

You can query the data in this dataset via the application programming interface (API) endpoints below. Please read the introduction for documentation and terms of service.

Use the Reconciliation API in OpenRefine:
For full-text search, use the /search endpoint:
For entity matching, use the /match endpoint:

Recent additions

The following targeted entities have been added to this data source most recently:

St. Petersburg Naval Design Bureau AlmazLegal entity
AO RubinLegal entity
Joint Stock Company Taganrog Communications Scientific-Research InstituteLegal entity
St. Petersburg Shipbuilding Institution Krylov 45Legal entity