China implements UN restrictions on N. Korean coal, iron, seafood
Beijing continues to omit some forms of iron, lead from its prohibitions, however
China’s General Administration of Customs on Monday released a notice implementing UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2371’s restrictions on iron, coal, lead, and seafood trade with North Korea into its national legislation.
The resolution prohibits member states from importing the North Korean commodities, with Beijing’s implementation coming into force from September 5.
“From the date of implementation of the announcement, (the PRC) fully bans all imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and water products originating in North Korea,” the notice reads, while also allowing deliveries that were arranged before August 14 to
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