Sharp drop in Russian petroleum exports to North Korea in June: UN data
Exports dropped similarly last year, numbers indicate
Russian refined oil exports to North Korea fell to yearly lows in volume terms in June, reflecting a trend from 2018 in which shipments also dipped in the summer months.
Moscow’s numbers provided to the UN and published on the 1718 Committee’s website show Russia’s exports sinking to less than a third of typical 2019 levels.
Exports for June weighed in at 1130 tonnes, down from 3208 in May and a relatively large shipment approaching 5000 tonnes the previous month.
The slump correlates with a similar decline last year, when shipments also dropped in June to
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