Yun Xia Yuan

Also Known As: 

Chilli Yuan
Yunxia Yuan

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • China


Longgang District, Shenzhen, China

A Chinese trader of aerospace components; according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, part of a network that has facilitated shipments and financial transactions in support of Iran Aircraft Manufacturing Industries (HESA)'s production, procurement, and maintenance of military aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). 

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, has worked with Guilin Alpha Rubber and Plastics Technology Co., LtdHangzhou Fuyang Koto Machinery Co., LtdRaven International Trade LimitedS and C Trade Pty Co., Ltd, and Shenzhen Caspro Technology Co., Ltd to procure aerospace components for HESA's use in the development and production of Iran's Shahed series of UAVs.

According to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, has used S and C Trade Pty Co., Shenzhen Caspro Technology Co., and Shenzhen Jiasibo Technology Co., Ltd. to facilitate the supply of aerospace-grade radar altimeter systems, GPS and VHF antennas, sensors, and other hardware with possible UAV applications to HESA; has facilitated the sale and shipment of thousands of aerospace components worth hundreds of thousands of dollars to HESA.

Is an employee of Shenzhen Caspro Technology, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce; controls Shenzhen Jiasibo Technology, Shenzhen Caspro Technology, and S and C Trade Pty Co., according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Born in China in 1985.


Added on March 9, 2023, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person's 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 and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Added on September 27, 2023, to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Entity List of end users subject to heightened export license requirements (with a policy of denial) due to involvement in proliferation activities or other activities of national security concern; exports, reexports, or transfers to the person of certain foreign-produced items also require a license (with a policy of denial).

Date Entered: 

June 23, 2023

Date Last Modified: 

February 26, 2024