North Korea-China trade further plummets in the second year of COVID-19
China only exported electricity to the DPRK in Feb. 2021, with total trade values sliding under a mere $2 million
Official North Korea-China trade continued to plummet to new lows in January and February, according to recent data from China’s General Administration of Customs (GAC).
China imported more than $1.48 million worth of North Korean goods in January, with all but $600 spent on electricity. The following month, North Korea exported more than $1.75 million, with electricity again making up more than 99% of the total value for all exports.
As for Chinese exports to North Korea, only $25,000 worth of plastic boxes and $2,000 worth of electricity made it to the DPRK in Jan. 2021. In February, China did not
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