Mongolia keen to ship coal through North Korean port
Further details, including exemption of customs duties, to be announced at April meeting in Czech Republic
Mongolia will suggest a customs tariff-free plan to transport coal for export through the North Korean port of Rajin at a meeting of the Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD) next month, according to Radio Free Asia (RFA).
Representatives from North Korea, China and Russia will attend the event in the Czech Republic.
In February, Mongolia and North Korea announced a plan to ship 25,000 tons of coal to North Korea’s northeastern port at Rason. While the Mongolian Ministry of Traffic said that most of the details had been arranged, some are skeptical of the
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