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Mohammed Hamcho

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Mohammed Hamcho is subject to sanctions. See the individual program listings below. They are also a politically exposed person.
TypePerson[sources]
NameHAMSHO, Muhammad · Hamsho Mohamed · MOHAMMED SABER HAMSHO · Mohamed HAMCHO · Mohamed Hamcho · 11 more...[sources]
Other nameHAMSHU · Mohamed HAMCHO · Mohamed HAMSHOU · Mohammad HAMCHO · Mohammad HAMSHO · 14 more...[sources]
Birth date · [sources]
Place of birthDamascus, Syria[sources]
Gendermale[sources]
NationalitySyria[sources]
CountrySyria[sources]
First nameMOHAMMED SABER · Mohamed · Mohamed  · Mohammad · Mohammad Saber · 6 more...[sources]
ID Number002954347[sources]
KeywordsBusiness and Trade · قطاع الأعمال والتجارة[sources]
Last nameHAMCHO · HAMSHO · HAMSHOU · HAMSHU · Hamcho · 2 more...[sources]
Passport number002954347 · 2954347[sources]
SummaryProminent businessman, member of the Syrian People’s Assembly, president of the Syrian-Chinese and Syrian-Russian Business Council, secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce, and chairman of Hamsho International Group. He co-owns other companies with other family members and senior businessmen, including all of Syrian Art Production International and significant shares of Addounia and Sama TV channels, among others. · رجل أعمال كبير. عضو مجلس الشعب السوري. رئيس كل من مجلس رجال الأعمال السوري الصيني والروسي. أمين سر غرفة تجارة دمشق واتحاد غرف التجارة السورية. رئيس مجلس إدارة "مجموعة حمشو الدولية" وله شركات عديدة بملكية مشتركة مع عائلته ورجال أعمال كبار. يملك سوريا الدولية للإنتاج الفني ومشارك في ملكية قنوات الدنيا وسما وغيرها[sources]
PositionHomme d'affaires influent · Leading businessman operating in Syria. General secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce (appointed by the then Minister for economy Khodr Orfali in December 2014), chairman of the China‐Syria Bilateral Business Councils (since March 2014) and chairman of the Syrian Metal and Steel Council (since December 2015). · People’s Council (member, 2012-2016) · Syrian businessman · ビジネスマン[sources]
Source linkgels-avoirs.dgtresor.gouv.fr · sanctionssearch.ofac.treas.gov[sources]
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Leading businessman operating in Syria, with interests in the engineering and construction, media, hospitality and health sector. He has financial interest in and/or holds senior and executive positions within a number of companies in Syria, in particular Hamsho international, Hamsho Communication, Mhg International, Jupiter for Investment and Tourism project and Syria Metal industries. He plays an important role in the business community in Syria as general secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce (appointed by the then Minister for economy Khodr Orfali in December 2014), chairman of the China-Syria Bilateral Business Councils (since March 2014) and chairman of the Syrian Metal and Steel Council (since December 2015). He has close business relationships with key figures of the Syrian regime, including Maher Al-Assad. Mohammed Hamcho benefits from and provides support to the Syrian regime through his business interests, and is associated with persons benefiting from and providing support to this regime.

Belgian Financial Sanctions,

He plays an important role in the business community in Syria as general secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce (appointed by the then Minister for economy Khodr Orfali in Dec 2014), chairman of the China-Syria Bilateral Business Councils (since Mar 2014) and chairman of the Syrian Metal and Steel Council (since Dec 2015).

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

He has close business relationships with key figures of the Syrian regime, including Maher al-Assad.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Leading businessman operating in Syria, with interests in the engineering and construction, media, hospitality and health sector. He has financial interests in and/or holds senior and executive positions within a number of companies in Syria, in particular Hamsho International, Hamsho Communication, Mhg International, Jupiter for Investment and Tourism project and Syria Metal Industries.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

He benefits from and provides support to the Syrian regime through his business interests, and is associated with persons benefiting from and providing support to that regime.

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes,

Leading businessman operating in Syria, with interests in the engineering and construction, media, hospitality and health sector. He has financial interest in and/or holds senior and executive positions within a number of companies in Syria, in particular Hamsho international, Hamsho Communication, Mhg International, Jupiter for Investment and Tourism project and Syria Metal industries. He plays an important role in the business community in Syria as general secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce (appointed by the then Minister for economy Khodr Orfali in December 2014), chairman of the China-Syria Bilateral Business Councils (since March 2014) and chairman of the Syrian Metal and Steel Council (since December 2015). He has close business relationships with key figures of the Syrian regime, including Maher Al-Assad. Mohammed Hamcho benefits from and provides support to the Syrian regime through his business interests, and is associated with persons benefiting from and providing support to this regime.

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF),

Leading businessman operating in Syria, with interests in the engineering and construction, media, hospitality and health sector. He has financial interest in and/or holds senior and executive positions within a number of companies in Syria, in particular Hamsho international, Hamsho Communication, Mhg International, Jupiter for Investment and Tourism project and Syria Metal industries. He plays an important role in the business community in Syria as general secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce (appointed by the then Minister for economy Khodr Orfali in December 2014), chairman of the China-Syria Bilateral Business Councils (since March 2014) and chairman of the Syrian Metal and Steel Council (since December 2015). He has close business relationships with key figures of the Syrian regime, including Maher Al-Assad. Mohammed Hamcho benefits from and provides support to the Syrian regime through his business interests, and is associated with persons benefiting from and providing support to this regime.

EU Consolidated Travel Bans,

homme d'affaires influent exerçant ses activités en Syrie dans les secteurs de l'ingénierie et de la construction, des médias, des soins hospitaliers et de la santé. Il détient des intérêts financiers et/ou occupe des postes d'encadrement ou de direction dans un certain nombre d'entreprises syriennes, notamment Hamsho international, Hamsho Communication, Mhg International, Jupiter for Investment and Tourism project et Syria Metal Industries. Il joue, en Syrie, un rôle important dans le monde des affaires en tant que secrétaire de la chambre de commerce de Damas. (nommé en décembre 2014 par Khodr Orfali, alors ministre de l'économie), en tant que président des conseils d'affaires bilatéraux sino-syriens (depuis mars 2014) et en tant que président du conseil syrien des métaux et de l'acier (depuis décembre 2015). Il entretient des relations d'affaires étroites avec des personnalités éminentes du régime syrien, dont Maher al-Assad. Du fait de ses intérêts commerciaux, il tire avantage du régime syrien et le soutient - il est associé à des personnes qui tirent avantage de ce régime et le soutiennent

French National Asset Freezing System,

"رجل أعمال سوري.  وعضو مجلس الشعب السوري. وهو أمين سر " غرفة تجارة دمشق "، وأمين السر العام لـ " اتحاد غرف التجارة السورية " منذ 2014.  ويشغل منصب رئيس مجلس إدارة كل من؛ ""مجموعة حمشو الدولية""، و""مجلس رجال الأعمال السوري الصيني"".  حاصل على ماجستير في إدارة الأعمال، عام 2005، من ""المعهد العالي لإدارة الأعمال - هبا"" في سورية.". فرضت عليه العقوبات الأمريكية في 04/08/2011. فرضت عليه العقوبات الأوروبية في 23/05/2011 شملته العقوبات البريطانيه في 14/11/2016

Syrian Observatory of Political and Economic Networks non-official source,

Muhammad Hamsho is a Syrian businessman, member of the Syrian People’s Assembly, general secretary of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce (FSCC) since 2014, and chairman of Hamsho International Group and Syrian-Chinese Business Council. He holds a Master of Business Administration (2005) from the Higher Institute of Business Administration (HIBA) in Syria. He was sanctioned by the US on 4 August 2011, and by the EU on 23 May 2011.

Syrian Observatory of Political and Economic Networks non-official source,

(also MUHAMMAD HAMSHO, MUHAMMAD SABIR HAMSHU, MOHAMMAD HAMSHO, MOHAMED HAMCHO, MOHAMMED HAMSHOU)

US SAM Procurement Exclusions,

Relationships

Data sources

Canadian Consolidated Autonomous Sanctions List4,335

Sanctions imposed by Canada on specific countries, organizations, or individuals under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA) and JVCFOA

Canada · Global Affairs Canada

Belgian Financial Sanctions6,570

Belgium extends the European FSF sanctions list on the basis of a national terrorist list, issued by the National Security Council

Belgium · FOD

French National Asset Freezing System5,078

The register lists all persons, entities and vessels subject to asset freezing measures in force on French territory, pursuant to national, European and international (UN) provisions.

France · DGT

UK HMT/OFSI Consolidated List of Targets6,017

The United Kingom's consolidated international sanctions list.

United Kingdom · OFSI

EU Consolidated Travel Bans3,894

Consolidated information about individuals who have been banned from traveling to the European Union, released as part of the EU Sanctions Map.

European Union · Council

US SAM Procurement Exclusions115,538

A database of suppliers who have been excluded from participating in US federal procurement.

United States · GSA

Syrian Observatory of Political and Economic Networks1,080

A knowledge graph of persons of interest inside Syria, including detailed information on family relationships and business ties.

Obsalytics · non-official source

Australian Sanctions Consolidated List4,094

The Consolidated List is a list of all persons and entities who are subject to targeted financial sanctions under Australian sanctions law

Australia · DFAT

Japan Economic Sanctions and List of Eligible People3,579

Sanctions imposed by Japan under its Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Law.

Japan · MoF

UK FCDO Sanctions List4,500

UK sanctions collated by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

United Kingdom · FCDO

EU Financial Sanctions Files (FSF)6,302

As part of the Common Foreign Security Policy the European Union publishes a sanctions list that is implemented by all member states.

European Union · EEAS

Swiss SECO Sanctions/Embargoes8,198

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

Switzerland · SECO

Every Politician58,973

All members of national legislatures in the world, collected from hundreds of government web sites and consolidated via Wikidata.

MySociety · non-official source

US OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List30,584

The primary United States' sanctions list, specially designated nationals (SDN) part.

United States · OFAC

US Trade Consolidated Screening List (CSL)19,572

The Consolidated Screening List (CSL) is a list of parties for which the United States Government maintains restrictions on certain exports, reexports, or transfers of items.

United States · ITA


Source data IDs: ca-sema-syria-2-21 · ch-seco-11739 · gb-fcdo-syr0152 · ja-mof-8f24db84f44d6824226d6b27ba80a2de3debecd9 · NK-54KrFwBzynizV5ZFgw4K4r · ca-sema-2-21-sy-mohamed-hamcho · usgsa-s4mr3rdvv · opensyr-node-41 · fr-ga-2073 · ofac-12845 · eu-fsf-eu-2485-80 · eu-tb-logical-7543 · NK-2VDCaiWFe4Qo54wjcMG5kD · gb-hmt-11933 · au-dfat-2254-mohamed-hamcho · eu-fsf-eu-3321-56 · evpo-49521e6d-e947-4d3f-ab05-451a3dabd07c · eu-tb-logical-6455

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