January 20, 2021
Analysis

North Korea’s latest parade shows that Kim is deadset on boosting weapons

Pyongyang rolled out two new ballistic missiles in Jan. 2021, signaling a possible return to testing

Ankit Panda January 20, 2021

ANALYSIS & REPORTS

News

Trade between China and North Korea plummeted by 81% in 2020

Total official trade in 2020 fell significantly, but Chinese exports modestly rose at the end of the year

News

Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines

An Indonesian firm was hit with two back-to-back fines for violating sanctions with cigarette papers

Analysis

Recap: What North Korea rolled out at its Eighth Party Congress military parade

Once again, North Korea revealed its recent and tumultuous developments to armed forces

News

Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea

U.S. Treasury fined the paper manufacturer for violating sanctions using 28 separate U.S. dollar wire transfers

MEDIA MONITORING

OPINION & ANALYSIS

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