Russia tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data
China numbers not included, but figures appear much lower than total capacity of North Korean tankers in the region
Russia topped the list of oil products exporters to North Korea in 2014 in the UN Comtrade database, though reported shipments are at odds with the movement of the DPRK’s oil tanker fleet, data from Marine Traffic shows.
While China is likely the largest overall exporter of both crude oil and oil products to the DPRK, it does not provide its North Korean export figures to UN Comtrade, leaving Russia’s 14,500 ton export between January and November last year as the largest reported figure in the database.
However the export, which would account for an
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