Executive Order 13338 - Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Export of Certain Goods to Syria (Effective Date - May 12, 2004)

Date issued: May. 12 2004

TURBOFAC Commentary (166 words)


*For comments on the relationship between this EO and the other Syria-related EOs incorporated into the SysR, see General Note on the Syrian Sanctions Regulations and the Relationship Between the Authorities Underlying the Regulations (System Ed. Note).

1) EO establishes the broad export embargo administered by BIS, (accompanied with an OFAC GL for services in connection with exports authorized by BIS).

2) EO serves as the basis for certain categories of Syria-related blocking, but see other Syria-related EOs for additions of further blocking criteria.

3) EO fully incorporated into the SySR (i.e., no provisions of this EO notable for compliance-related purposes are not incorporated).

4) Designation criteria amended in part by Executive Order 13460 of February 13, 2008.

5) The common derivative designation criteria of "material assistance" provided to a person blocked pursuant to this EO is missing from this EO, but was added by Executive Order 13572 of April 29, 2011.

6) See comment to 542.211 concerning exemptions.