28.6.2013   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 177/15


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 622/2013

of 25 June 2013

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 of 20 December 2002 implementing the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds (1), and in particular Article 20 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 lists the participants in the Kimberley Process (‘KP’) certification scheme and their duly appointed competent authorities.

(2)

On 23 May 2013, the KP Chair issued a notice confirming that, by written procedure, the KP Participants decided to refrain from sending or receiving rough diamond shipments from the Central African Republic until such time that clarity is provided on the country’s ability to ensure compliance with KP minimum standards.

(3)

Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the committee referred to in Article 22 of Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002.

(5)

In order to ensure that the measures provided for in this Regulation are effective, it should enter into force immediately,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 2368/2002 is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 25 June 2013.

For the Commission, On behalf of the President,

Catherine ASHTON

Vice-President


(1)  OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 28.


ANNEX

‘ANNEX II

List of participants in the Kimberley Process certification scheme and their duly appointed competent authorities as referred to in Articles 2, 3, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19 and 20

ANGOLA

Ministry of Geology and Mines

Rua Hochi Min

C.P # 1260

Luanda

Angola

ARMENIA

Department of Gemstones and Jewellery

Ministry of Trade and Economic Development

M. Mkrtchyan 5

Yerevan

Armenia

AUSTRALIA

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Trade Development Division

R.G. Casey Building

John McEwen Crescent

Barton ACT 0221

Australia

BANGLADESH

Export Promotion Bureau

TCB Bhaban

1, Karwan Bazaar

Dhaka

Bangladesh

BELARUS

Ministry of Finance

Department for Precious Metals and Precious Stones

Sovetskaja Str., 7

220010 Minsk

Republic of Belarus

BOTSWANA

Ministry of Minerals, Energy & Water Resources

PI Bag 0018

Gaborone

Botswana

BRAZIL

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Esplanada dos Ministérios — Bloco ‘U’ — 4o andar

70065 — 900 Brasilia — DF

Brazil

CANADA

 

International:

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Peace Building and Human Security Division

Lester B Pearson Tower B — Room: B4-120

125 Sussex Drive Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2

Canada

 

General Enquiries:

Kimberley Process Office

Minerals and Metals Sector (MMS)

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

580 Booth Street, 9th floor

Ottawa, Ontario

Canada K1A 0E4

CAMEROON

National Permanent Secretariat for the Kimberley Process

Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development

Intek Building

Navik Street

P.O. Box 8390

Yaoundé

Cameroon

CHINA, People’s Republic of

Department of Inspection and Quarantine Clearance

General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ)

9 Madiandonglu

Haidian District, Beijing 100088

People’s Republic of China

HONG KONG, Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

Department of Trade and Industry

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Peoples Republic of China

Room 703, Trade and Industry Tower

700 Nathan Road

Kowloon

Hong Kong

China

CONGO, Democratic Republic of

Centre d’Evaluation, d’Expertise et de Certification (CEEC)

17th floor, BCDC Tower

30th June Avenue

Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo

CONGO, Republic of

Bureau d’expertise, d’évaluation et de certification (BEEC)

Ministère des Mines, des Industries Minières et de la Géologie

BP 2474

Brazzaville

Republic of Congo

EUROPEAN UNION

European Commission

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments

Office EEAS 02/309

1049 Bruxelles/Brussel

Belgique/België

GHANA

Precious Minerals Marketing Company (Ltd)

Diamond House

Kinbu Road

P.O. Box M. 108

Accra

Ghana

GUINEA

Ministry of Mines and Geology

BP 2696

Conakry

Guinea

GUYANA

Geology and Mines Commission

P O Box 1028

Upper Brickdam

Stabroek

Georgetown

Guyana

INDIA

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council

Diamond Plaza, 5th Floor 391-A

Mumbai 400 004

India

INDONESIA

Directorate-General of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Trade

JI M.I. Ridwan Rais No 5

Blok I Iantai 4

Jakarta Pusat Kotak Pos. 10110

Jakarta

Indonesia

ISRAEL

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor

Office of the Diamond Controller

3 Jabotinsky Road

Ramat Gan 52520

Israel

JAPAN

United Nations Policy Division

Foreign Policy Bureau

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku

100-8919 Tokyo, Japan

Japan

KOREA, Republic of

Export Control Policy Division

Ministry of Knowledge Economy

Government Complex

Jungang-dong 1, Gwacheon-si

Gyeonggi-do 427-723

Seoul

Korea

LAOS, People’s Democratic Republic

Department of Import and Export

Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Vientiane

Laos

LEBANON

Ministry of Economy and Trade

Lazariah Building

Down Town

Beirut

Lebanon

LESOTHO

Department of Mines and Geology

P.O. Box 750

Maseru 100

Lesotho

LIBERIA

Government Diamond Office

Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy

Capitol Hill

P.O. Box 10-9024

1000 Monrovia 10

Liberia

MALAYSIA

Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Trade Cooperation and Industry Coordination Section

Blok 10

Komplek Kerajaan Jalan Duta

50622 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

MEXICO

Secretaría de Economía

Dirección General de Política Comercial

Alfonso Reyes No 30, Colonia Hipodromo Condesa, Piso 16.

Delegación Cuactemoc, Código Postal: 06140 México, D.F.

Mexico

MAURITIUS

Import Division

Ministry of Industry, Small & Medium Enterprises, Commerce & Cooperatives

4th Floor, Anglo Mauritius Building

Intendance Street

Port Louis

Mauritius

NAMIBIA

Diamond Commission

Ministry of Mines and Energy

Private Bag 13297

Windhoek

Namibia

NEW ZEALAND

 

Certificate Issuing authority:

Middle East and Africa Division

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Private Bag 18 901

Wellington

New Zealand

 

Import and Export Authority:

New Zealand Customs Service

PO Box 2218

Wellington

New Zealand

NORWAY

Section for Public International Law

Department for Legal Affairs

Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs

P.O. Box 8114

0032 Oslo

Norway

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Gokhran of Russia

14, 1812 Goda St.

121170 Moscow

Russia

SIERRA LEONE

Ministry of Mineral Resources

Gold and Diamond Office (GDO)

Youyi Building

Brookfields

Freetown

Sierra Leone

SINGAPORE

Ministry of Trade and Industry

100 High Street

#0901, The Treasury

Singapore 179434

SOUTH AFRICA

South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator

SA Diamond Centre

240 Commissioner Street

Johannesburg 2000

South Africa

SRI LANKA

National Gem and Jewellery Authority

25, Galleface Terrace

Colombo 03

Sri Lanka

SWAZILAND

Office for the Commissioner of Mines

Ministry of Natural Resources and Energy

Mining department

Lilunga House (3rd floor, Wing B)

Somhlolo Road

PO Box 9,

Mbabane H100

Swaziland

SWITZERLAND

State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)

Sanctions Unit

Holzikofenweg 36

CH-3003 Berne/Switzerland

TAIWAN, PENGHU, KINMEN AND MATSU, SEPARATE CUSTOMS TERRITORY

Export/Import Administration Division

Bureau of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Economic Affairs

1, Hu Kou Street

Taipei, 100

Taiwan

TANZANIA

Commission for Minerals

Ministry of Energy and Minerals

PO Box 2000

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

THAILAND

Department of Foreign Trade

Ministry of Commerce

44/100 Nonthaburi 1 Road

Muang District, Nonthaburi 11000

Thailand

TOGO

Ministry of Mine, Energy and Water

Head Office of Mines and Geology

B.P. 356

216, Avenue Sarakawa

Lomé

Togo

TURKEY

Foreign Exchange Department

Undersecretariat of Treasury

T.C. Bașbakanlık Hazine

Müsteșarlığı İnönü Bulvarı No:36

06510 Emek — Ankara

Turkey

Import and Export Authority:

Istanbul Gold Exchange

Rıhtım Cad. No:81

34425 Karaköy — İstanbul

Turkey

UKRAINE

Ministry of Finance

State Gemological Center

Degtyarivska St. 38-44

Kiev 04119

Ukraine

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

U.A.E Kimberley Process Office

Dubai Multi Commodities Center

Dubai Airport Free Zone

Emirates Security Building

Block B, 2nd Floor, Office # 20

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

United States Kimberley Process Authority

11 West 47 Street 11th floor

New York, NY 10036

United States of America

U.S. Department of State

Room 4843 EB/ESC

2201 C Street, NW

Washington D.C. 20520

United States of America

VIETNAM

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Import Export Management Department

54 Hai Ba Trung

Hanoi

Vietnam

ZIMBABWE

Principal Minerals Development Office

Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

Private Bag 7709, Causeway

Harare

Zimbabwe’