Sinotech Dalian Carbon and Graphite Manufacturing Corporation

Also Known As: 

Chong Carbon Co., Ltd.

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile


2501-2508 Yuexiu Mansion, No. 82 Xinkai Road, Dalian, China
Songshutown, Wafangdian, Dalian 116300, China




Supplier Web Site:

A front company used by Li Fangwei (Karl Lee), a Chinese national.

According to an indictment against Li filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on April 28, 2014, Sinotech was used in shipments to an Iranian procurement agent on behalf of Li; in January 2013, was allegedly named in an invoice from a company located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the purchase of graphite electrodes worth $1,145,000.

Products include graphite electrodes, graphite rods, graphite powder, and graphite blocks; reportedly established in 2006.


Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, and subsidiaries) by the U.S. Department of State on May 14, 2019, April 30, 2018, March 21, 2017, and 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, providing assistance to, or issuing export licenses involving controlled items for the entity; added on April 29, 2014 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing its 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; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the entity may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Listed by the Japanese government in 2019 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

May 9, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

May 9, 2019