September 24, 2022

N. Korea exported $270 million in coal, iron since December: PoE

Leaked report indicates UN member states continue to import sanctioned commodities

North Korea continued to export sanctioned or restricted metals and minerals worth over $270 million to numerous countries despite the passage of multiple UN Security Council resolutions, a leaked mid-year UN Panel of Experts (PoE) report reveals.

The PoE report found that countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East had continued to import sanctioned commodities including iron, coal, gold, copper, and nickel between December 2016 and May 2017.