Russian fuel exports to North Korea remain high in January: UN
Though UN PoE report indicates that reported numbers are only a fraction of real inflows
Russia continued declaring relatively high oil product exports to North Korea in the new year, according to figures Moscow reported to the UN 1718 Committee.
Moscow’s January shipments amounted to nearly 6000 tonnes, around 1000 tonnes less than refined petroleum exports in December 2018.
UN resolutions currently restrict refined oil product shipments to the DPRK, limiting exports from all member states to 500,000 barrels per year, while also placing reporting requirements on the exporters.
Russia’s reported shipments in the last two months are higher than the average shipments seen throughout 2018 from either Russia or China, and
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