China continues open export of sanctioned goods to North Korea in July
Trade data shows China sent DPRK machinery banned under UN resolutions, while importing over $1.5M of sanctioned alloy
China continued to openly provide banned goods to North Korea in July in apparent violation of the international sanctions regime, NK Pro analysis of trade data shows, while importing sanctioned ferrosilicon from its neighbor.
Beijing exported $43,919 worth of items under HS Codes 72, 73, 82, 84, 85 and 87, all subject to U.N. Security Council sanctions, according to new data from China’s General Administration of Customs.
The HS Codes cover iron, steel, and other metals, industrial machinery and transportation vehicles, as stipulated under U.N. Security Council Resolution 2397.
Among notable items North Korea received from China are
- 01State media review: Kim Jong Un ramps up personality cult with new mosaic mural
- 02Why interoperability remains a hurdle for trilateral cooperation on North Korea
- 03RECAP: Everything we know about Kim Jong Un’s grand odyssey in Russian Far East
- 04What the North Korean Red Guards’ new toys reveal about military modernization
- 05State media review: North Koreans ‘pine for’ Kim Jong Un as he travels abroad
- 06Bending the rules: How Russia could justify helping North Korea’s space program
- 07At cosmodrome, Kim Jong Un and Putin set stage for greater confrontation with US
- 08North Korea and the other 9/11: How the DPRK remembers Chile’s military coup