Last Updated: July 8, 2024

Htoo Group of Companies


Groupe d'entreprises Htoo; grupo de empresas Htoo


5 Pyay Roas, Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar, WEB[] PHONE[+95 1 500344 / +95 1 500355] (Place of registration: Myanmar/Burma)

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Htoo Group of Companies is a private conglomerate founded and chaired by U Tay Za, who is closely connected to the top leadership of the Myanmar Armed Forces (Tatmadaw). Its activities include trading, banking, mining, tourism and aviation. Htoo Group of Companies provided the Tatmadaw with financial support in 2017 in connection to the Rakhine ‘c...

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(Date of UN designation: 2022-02-21)

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma


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Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Restrictions on admission

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- All assets of the persons and entities listed in Annexes IV of Council Regulation (EU) 401/2013 should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them. The list of persons and entities concerned is included in the Financial Sanctions Database (linked). - Member States shall enforce travel rest...

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In view of the absence of progress towards democratization and of the violation of human rights in Myanmar/Burma, on 28 October 1996, the EU reaffirmed the restrictive measures already in place, which included an arms embargo, and introduced additional ones, such as travel restrictions and the suspension of high-level bilateral governmental visits ...

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