January 27, 2022

China’s trade with N. Korea increased 10.5% in first half of 2017: Beijing

Exports to DPRK increased by 29 percent, reports GAC, while imports fell 13.2 percent

Data from China's General Administration of Customs (GAC) has shown the sum of China's trade with North Korea in the first half of this year to be $2.55 billion, a 10.5 percent increase compared to last year, Reuters reported on Thursday.

China's imports from North Korea in the first half of this year, however, fell 13.2 percent to $880 million, while exports to the DPRK increased 29.1 percent to $1.67 billion, the data reportedly showed.