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:4,757 target entities · 6,220 searchable entities · 13,415 total
Entity types:
Legal entities1,411
120 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 Consolidated Sanctions · OpenSanctions Default
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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 entities11 MB
names.txtTarget names text file368 kB
senzing.jsonSenzing entity format2 MB
source.xmlSource data22 MB
targets.nested.jsonTargets as nested JSON15 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. See also: OpenAPI Specification (JSON)

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:

Sberbank of RussiaCompanyRussia
Alexei VAYTSPersonRussia
Mikhail Vladimirovich STRUKPersonRussia
Zhukovskiy Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute (TsAGI).OrganizationRussia
Maiya Nikolaevna BOLOTOVAPersonRussia · Kazakhstan
Aleksey Vladimirovich DENISENKOPersonRussia
PLOKHOI Oleg AnatolyevichPersonRussia · Ukraine
ISIS HuntersOrganizationSyria
KUZMENKOV Alexey MikhailovichPersonRussia · Ukraine
BABENKO Viktor VladimirovichPersonRussia
Yassar IBRAHIMPersonRussia · Syria
Igor Anatolyevich ILYASHPersonRussia · Ukraine
Zabit Sabirovich KHEIRBEKOVPersonRussia · Azerbaijan
EZUBOV Pavel AlekseevichPersonCyprus · Russia
Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Russotrudnichestvo)OrganizationRussia
Oleg KRYUCHKOVPersonCrimea (Occupied Ukraine)
Nikolay Nikolaevich ZABOLOTNEVPersonRussia · Kyrgyzstan
Federal Center for Dual-Use Technology (FTsDT) SoyuzOrganizationRussia
Yury Zimelevich KAMALTYNOVPersonRussia
JSC Research and Production Association KvantCompanyRussia
BEZZUBIKOV Alexey StepanovichPersonRussia
Andrey BOBROVSKIYPersonRussia · Belarus
Mouvement social patriotique militaire panrusse de la Jeune arméeCompanyRussia
Alexander Nikolaevich BELSKIYPersonRussia
Dmitryi Vladimirovich KHOLINPersonRussia