September 29, 2020

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Leo Byrne

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

News

North Korea upgrades Sonbong port facilities near Rason

Updated satellite imagery shows new construction along the port's waterfront over the last three years

Leo Byrne June 10, 2019
News

Chinese oil supplies to North Korea increase in March, April: UN

But reported figures still only likely showing a small part of the picture

Leo Byrne June 7, 2019
Analysis

Three North Korean ships head to Chinese port, though overall activity constant

Pyongyang likely to continues to outsource much of its trade and smuggling

Leo Byrne June 7, 2019
News

Chinese trade with North Korea falls in April: Beijing customs data

Trade appears to be following a similar pattern to last year

Leo Byrne June 5, 2019
News

Tanker linked to previous sanctions evasion returns to oil smuggling zone

The visit is the second time this month the tanker has advertised its location in the area

Leo Byrne May 31, 2019
Analysis

Multiple sanctioned products on show at last week’s Pyongyang trade fair: photos

Despite restrictions, Chinese firms continue to advertise potentially banned goods

Leo Byrne May 31, 2019
Analysis

Multiple firms at Pyongyang trade fair doing business in U.S., analysis shows

Photos reveal some Chinese exhibitors' stateside trade ties

Leo Byrne May 30, 2019
News

North Korean trade with India continues, despite restrictions from New Delhi

Though Indian imports from the DPRK are much lower than in previous years

Leo Byrne May 29, 2019
News

In rare move, North Korean ship arrives in Vietnamese port

DPRK-flagged vessels do not typically venture outside of domestic, Russian, or Chinese waters

Leo Byrne May 28, 2019
News

North Korea’s sanctioned oil tankers head abroad in May

Two designated vessels moved between Japan and South Korea this month

Leo Byrne May 24, 2019
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