Certain U.S. laws and regulations currently prohibit DFC from supporting investments in the countries listed below. With certain exceptions, DFC is unable to work in high income countries or support investments in countries where the governments of those countries have not entered into agreements with the United States authorizing DFC to provide such support.
From time to time, DFC may suspend or otherwise limit support for new projects in other countries not listed below, pursuant to the foreign policy guidance of the Secretary of State and other considerations.
*The European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019 authorizes DFC to support certain energy-related investments in eligible European and Eurasian high-income countries and areas, including certain countries listed below (designated by an asterisk (*)) where DFC would otherwise not be able to operate.
Countries Where DFC Cannot Provide Support (List Last Updated August 2022)
- Africa and Middle East
Bahrain Libya Seychelles Iran Oman Sudan Israel Qatar Syria Kuwait Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates
- Europe and Eurasia*
Andorra Guernsey* Northern Ireland* Austria* Holy See Norway* Belarus Hungary* Poland* Belgium* Iceland Portugal* Croatia* Ireland* Romania* Cyprus* Italy* Russia Czech Republic* Jersey* San Marino Denmark* Latvia* Slovakia* Estonia* Liechtenstein Slovenia* Finland* Lithuania* Spain* France* Luxembourg* Sweden Germany* Malta* Switzerland Greece* Monaco United Kingdom* Greenland* The Netherlands*
- Asia and the Pacific
Australia Hong Kong Solomon Islands Bangladesh Japan South Korea Bhutan Macau Taiwan, Amer. Inst. Brunei Nauru Thailand China New Zealand Vanuatu Cook Islands North Korea French Polynesia Singapore
- Latin America and Caribbean
Anguilla Cayman Islands Panama Antigua and Barbuda Chile St. Barthelemy Aruba Cuba St. Kitts and Nevis The Bahamas Curaçao St. Martin Barbados French Guiana Sint Maarten Bermuda Guadeloupe Trinidad and Tobago British Virgin Islands Martinique Turks and Caicos Canada Montserrat Uruguay
Please contact DFC for information regarding countries not listed at email@example.com.