Multiple sanctioned products on show at last week’s Pyongyang trade fair: photos
Despite restrictions, Chinese firms continue to advertise potentially banned goods
Numerous foreign companies present at North Korea’s 2019 Spring International Trade Fair displayed or advertised products that are covered by UN sectoral sanctions, photographs from the event obtained by NK Pro show.
Chinese companies selling or advertising machinery and electrical items were the most common type of business dealing in products that could trigger UN resolutions at the North Korean expo.
UN Resolution 2397, passed in December 2017, included relatively broad restrictions on trade, in particular adding several Harmonized System (HS) codes which denote a wide swathe of industrial and mechanical items.
“Member States shall
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