Richard Yue

Also Known As: 

Yue Yaodong

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile


Qingdao, China


+86 (0) 532 86026526
+86 13296391225


+86 (0) 532 88727820


Has assisted Abdollah Asgharzadeh in procuring dual-use items, including U.S.-origin goods, destined for Iran; items procured by Asgharzadeh were ultimately bound for Shahid Hemat Industrial Group (SHIG) for use in Iran’s ballistic missile program.

Added on February 3, 2017 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing his assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems.

Sanctioned by the United States on June 28, 2016 under the Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act; sanctions apply for two years and ban the U.S. government from procuring from, contracting with, or providing assistance to the entity.

Serves as sales manager for Cosailing Business Trading Co. Ltd., a China-based company that was also sanctioned in June 2016.

Born on May 22, 1974.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

February 6, 2017

Date Last Modified: 

February 6, 2017