February 01, 2023

Chinese commodity imports from North Korea halved in December: Beijing

Following sudden increase in November, imports fell to USD$54.68 million in final month of the year

Chinese imports of North Korean commodities halved in December compared to the previous month, according to recently released data from China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC).

The final month of the year saw China import USD$54.68 million worth of commodities from North Korea, roughly half of the previous month's USD$100 million.