Chinese oil supplies to North Korea increase in March, April: UN
But reported figures still only likely showing a small part of the picture
Chinese oil product shipments to North Korea rose in March and April, increasing from negligible exports totaling just a few hundred tonnes at the start of 2019, data provided to the UN 1718 Committee shows.
Beijing told the UN group that its exports to the DPRK totaled 1,194 tonnes in March and 1829 tonnes the following month, the largest shipment since November last year.
Overall Chinese petroleum product exports to North Korea continue to peak and trough, though rarely rise to match exports from neighboring Russia.
China’s exports seem to follow little general pattern, though are
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