Price to fish in North Korean waters soars ninefold to $450K, UN report suggests
Chinese mission dismisses evidence from Panel of Experts, as illegal fishing rapidly depletes DPRK fisheries
The price that North Korea is charging to fish in its waters has skyrocketed to $450,000, according to information in a forthcoming U.N. Panel of Experts report, as much as nine times higher than previously reported figures.
North Korea has been prohibited from exporting seafood products under U.N. sanctions since Sept. 2017 and has been selling fishing rights to get around this ban for years, prior U.N. reports have indicated and government leaks in South Korea have shown.
But a draft of the upcoming report seen by NK Pro implies that the price has
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