North Korea eyes China trade restart as COVID-19 import zone activity ramps up
Disinfection facility at border linked to 'grave' COVID incident sees heavy construction amid reports of 'food crisis'
North Korea has restarted construction at a new import disinfection complex near the Chinese border, according to NK Pro analysis of satellite imagery, in a move that may signal Pyongyang is preparing to resume large-scale trade with China.
The new activity included reinforcements made along the complex’s security perimeter and new construction inside the main disinfection zone, in addition to new construction at a plane storage facility at the site.
NK Pro revealed exclusive details of the Uiju military-civilian airport’s transformation into an import disinfection center from February to April this year, but
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