China’s crude oil exports to North Korea: what the data shows
Figures made available to the PoE shows that crude shipments were on a par with historical equivalents
The Chinese government recently reported its crude oil exports to the UN Panel of Experts, the first time Beijing made the data publicly available since it stopped reporting the shipments in late 2013.
China is obligated to make its crude deliveries known in line with Resolution 2397 passed in December 2017, which caps oil exports to North Korea and places reporting requirements on the exporters.
“Pursuant to the reporting clause contained therein, the Russian Federation reported that there were no declarations or exports of crude oil to the Democratic People ’s Republic of Korea from January to June
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