June 02, 2020

North Korea spent $30 million on alcohol from China last year, data reveals
Whisky and beer most popular foreign drinks in 2019, figures from China's General Administration of Customs show

North Korea imported more than $30 million worth of wine, beer, spirits, and other alcohol from China last year, trade data recently made public by the Chinese General Administration of Customs (GAC) revealed.

The trade data, released last month, revealed that the DPRK imported more than $1 million of wine, more than $2 million of vodka, and more than $3 million of whiskey in 2019.