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Though the DPRK's oil tankers remain active as of June, July
Though the DPRK still spent more money importing tobacco products from PRC
Two vessels suspected of smuggling on behalf of the DPRK have been in South Korea for months
Figures notably higher than reported shipments from Beijing
Bump in export value in part due to large fertilizer shipments
Though imports are higher than during the same period last year
Though the exported amount was negligible, valued only $35,000 dollars for the month of April
Though shipments just a fraction of Chinese crude numbers
Vessel moved DPRK coal from Russia to China, according to Panel of Experts
Figures made available to the PoE shows that crude shipments were on a par with historical equivalents
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