OFAC amended a General License authorizing certain transactions and activities "ordinarily incident and necessary to operations or use of ports and airports in Venezuela." General License No. 30A now covers transactions that involve the Instituto Nacional de los Espacios Acuaticos ("INEA"), which was sanctioned by OFAC on January 19, 2021. (Previously, General License 30 covered only transactions and activities involving the Government of Venezuela.) The authorization applies to transactions that otherwise would be prohibited by Executive Orders 13884 ("Blocking Property of the Government of Venezuela") and 13850 ("Blocking Property of Additional Persons Contributing to the Situation in Venezuela"), as incorporated by the Venezuela Sanctions Regulations.

General License No. 30A, like its predecessor, does not authorize activities related to the exportation or re-exportation of diluents to Venezuela.

 Primary Sources
  1. OFAC General License No. 30A: Authorizing Certain Transactions Necessary to Port and Airport Operations

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