China’s grain exports to North Korea plummet by 90% in January and February
Reported drop in exports consistent with previous years during Lunar New Year, but may be exacerbated by coronavirus
China’s grain exports to North Korea dropped sharply in the first two months of the year, according to new data published by the Chinese General Administration of Customs (GAC) and analyzed by NK Pro.
The GAC’s latest numbers show that Chinese rice and corn shipments to the DPRK, sent during the first two months of the year, plummeted by slightly more than 90 percent compared to the preceding two months.
In January and February of 2020, according to the GAC data, China sent North Korea more than 1,100 tons of corn, worth about $317,000, and more than
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