Chinese oil exports to North Korea climb in November: UN data
Overall yearly total well below UN-mandated caps on fuel shipments to the DPRK
China’s reported fuel exports to North Korea rose to yearly highs in November, data provided to the UN 1718 Committee shows, though still remained well below pre-sanctions levels.
UN restrictions on oil supplies to the DPRK issued at the end of 2017 placed a yearly cap on oil products exports to the DPRK in 2018, while also requiring exporters to report any shipments to the UN’s 1718 Committee.
According to the most recent numbers provided to the UN, November shipments from China topped 2900 tonnes, the highest monthly shipment China reported this year by a small margin of
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