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Russian fuel exports to North Korea remain high in winter months
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Russian fuel exports to North Korea remain high in winter months

Moscow's reported shipments higher than Beijing's in 2018

Russian fuel exports to North Korea remain high in winter months
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 23, 2019
Pompeo hails ongoing “progress” in talks with North Korea
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Pompeo hails ongoing “progress” in talks with North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State also discusses possibility of private sector investment in the DPRK

Pompeo hails ongoing “progress” in talks with North Korea
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 22, 2019
Chinese oil exports to North Korea climb in November: UN data
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Chinese oil exports to North Korea climb in November: UN data

Overall yearly total well below UN-mandated caps on fuel shipments to the DPRK

Chinese oil exports to North Korea climb in November: UN data
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 21, 2019
DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong
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DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong

Comments come as South Korean FM reiterates fate of KIC depends on U.S.-led sanctions

DPRK official welcomes planned visit of S.Korean business group to Kaesong
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 16, 2019
Kazakhstan stops reporting large oil shipments to North Korea
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Kazakhstan stops reporting large oil shipments to North Korea

The central Asian country reported shipments valued at more than USD$100 million over the last three months

Kazakhstan stops reporting large oil shipments to North Korea
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 14, 2019
Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong
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Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong

State media links economic tour in China to DPRK's domestic industry

Kim Jong Un visit to Beijing pharma factory inspiring domestic industry: Rodong
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 11, 2019
Satellite imagery shows continued progress at Nampho oil terminal
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Satellite imagery shows continued progress at Nampho oil terminal

Upgrades on the facility have so far not slowed in the winter months

Satellite imagery shows continued progress at Nampho oil terminal
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 10, 2019
Chinese trade with North Korea constant in November: data
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Chinese trade with North Korea constant in November: data

Reported PRC exports to DPRK likely to be USD$1 billion lower in 2017

Chinese trade with North Korea constant in November: data
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 9, 2019
PoE-identified North Korea coal smuggler continues to visit South Korea
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PoE-identified North Korea coal smuggler continues to visit South Korea

Vessel has changed names, flags, and ownership structure since the UN reported illicit activity

PoE-identified North Korea coal smuggler continues to visit South Korea
Leo ByrneLeo Byrne January 8, 2019
Vietnamese telecom company network has North Korea plans: CEO
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Vietnamese telecom company network has North Korea plans: CEO

News of DPRK expansion plans first emerged in 2009

Vietnamese telecom company network has North Korea plans: CEO
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll January 7, 2019