September 29, 2020

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Leo Byrne

Leo Byrne was the Data and Analytic Director at NK News. Follow him on twitter @LeoPByrne

News

Diesel prices drop in the North Korean capital

Lowering consumer prices could indicate healthy supplies

Leo Byrne July 26, 2019
Analysis

Oil tanker numbers at Nampho not impacted by sanctions, analysis shows

No discernible downturn in traffic following December 2017 passage of Resolution 2397

Leo Byrne July 24, 2019
News

Russian trade with North Korea falls sharply in May

Fuel exports fall, along with various agricultural products

Leo Byrne July 23, 2019
News

Sanctioned North Korean tanker heads for Chinese island as typhoon sweeps region

Bad weather may have temporarily disrupted DPRK's oil smuggling operations at sea

Leo Byrne July 18, 2019
News

Chinese oil volumes to North Korea fell in May, UN data shows

Exports lower overall between January and May 2019 than last year

Leo Byrne July 17, 2019
News

North Korean tobacco imports from China soared in 2018, data reveals

DPRK spent more than double on Chinese tobacco than it did on cereals

Leo Byrne July 17, 2019
Analysis

How two OFAC-sanctioned Chinese companies did business in the U.S.

Case highlights how DPRK's trade partners continue to be able to trade globally

Leo Byrne July 12, 2019
News

North Korean coal trans-shipper returns to South Korea

The Great Roc was involved in two DPRK coal shipments in 2017

Leo Byrne July 10, 2019
Analysis

Six month time-lapse shows continued activity at North Korean coal terminals

Images show multiple vessels and Nampho and Songnim, with open cargo holds

Leo Byrne July 10, 2019
News

No Chinese gasoline or diesel shipments to North Korea in May: data

Shipments return to norm following small fuel export last month

Leo Byrne July 9, 2019
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