Zibo Elim Trade Company, Ltd.

Weapon Program: 

  • Missile

Related Country: 

  • China


No. 1, Building 5, Premium Plastic Products Zone, Qilu International Plasticizing City, Linzi District, China

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A China-based exporter of chemicals and related equipment; determined by the U.S. Department of State to warrant the imposition of sanctions for supporting proliferation-related transfers to or acquisitions by Iran, Syria, or North Korea; has transferred sensitive technology and items to Iran's missile program, according to the U.S. Department of State.

Products include epoxidation polybutadiene (EHTPB), hydroxyl-terminated butadiene-acrylonitrile liquid rubber (HTBN), hydroxyl-terminated liquid styrene butadiene rubber (HTBS), terminal carboxyl liquid butadiene-acrylonitrile rubber (CTBN), carboxyl polybutadiene liquid rubber (CTPB), hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) liquid rubber, polybutadiene polyether diol, chain extension and reinforcing agents (HPA), butyl benzene latex, nitrile rubber latex, organic solvents, petrol and diesel blending components, emulsifiers, plasticizers, petroleum resin, dicyclopentadiene (DCPD), isoprene rubber, valves, and pipe fittings.

Has supplied HTPB for studies conducted by Iranian research institutes and universities, including U.N.-sanctioned Malek Ashtar University, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Islamic Azad University (IAU), and the Institute for Color Science and Technology; HTPB is controlled under the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) for its potential use in solid propellants for missiles.

Has operated as a branch of Zibo Qilong Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. and exported its products; shares contact information and shareholders with Zibo Qilong Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.

Established in 2007.


Sanctioned (with all successors, sub-units, and subsidiaries) by the U.S. Department of State on November 6, 2020 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.

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Date Entered: 

April 28, 2022

Date Last Modified: 

April 28, 2022