July 10, 2020

Category: News

Specialist news on DPRK issues exclusive to the NK Pro website.

U.S. NGO wins sanctions exemption for North Korea agricultural projects

American Friends Service Committee says work will help to address the "critical issue of food availability" in the DPRK

Jeongmin Kim July 10, 2020

North Korea imported more Russian horses amid new work on elite equestrian parks

30 horses sent during construction on mansion-complex's new track, harkening back to Kim's 2019 ride up "holy" mountain

Russian exports to North Korea soared in April, new data shows

In addition to 25,000 tonne food aid shipment, majority of goods related to construction, medicine

Min Chao Choy July 3, 2020

Finnish NGO wins sanctions exemptions to fight food insecurity in North Korea

Finn Church Aid granted exemptions for an estimated $270,000 in aid expenses to help North Hwanghae Province

Kelly Kasulis July 1, 2020

North Korean restaurant in Beijing remains open, despite UN sanctions

Pyongyang Unbangwan is one of at least two DPRK-linked eateries operating in the Chinese capital city

Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2020

Chinese food exports to North Korea rose in May, data shows

PRC sent 73 kinds of food products over the border last month, customs figures show

Min Chao Choy June 26, 2020

China’s reported oil exports to North Korea return to near-normal rates

Figures may signal a return to usual import levels following coronavirus-related dip in recent months

Min Chao Choy June 24, 2020

WHO receives sanctions exemptions to bring vehicles into North Korea

The World Health Organization granted approval to bring Toyota Landcruisers worth $146,000 into DPRK

Kelly Kasulis June 19, 2020

Pyongyang bridge in second stage of renovations ahead of military parade: source

Reinforced pavement being laid above Okryu Bridge supports on westbound lane, following work on other side last month

Colin Zwirko June 18, 2020

UNFPA wins North Korea sanctions exemptions to tackle reproductive emergencies

UN agency set to import ultrasound machines, operating tables, midwifery kits, and other kit into the DPRK

Kelly Kasulis June 17, 2020
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