January 27, 2021

Tag: Companies

Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

US hits North Korean official and Chinese firms with non-proliferation measures

The State Department’s Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation last targeted a DPRK individual in 2016

Min Chao Choy January 25, 2021

Cigarette paper sales to North Korea go up in smoke with $2.5 million in fines

An Indonesian firm was hit with two back-to-back fines for violating sanctions with cigarette papers

Min Chao Choy January 18, 2021

Indonesian company fined $1 million for selling cigarette papers to North Korea

U.S. Treasury fined the paper manufacturer for violating sanctions using 28 separate U.S. dollar wire transfers

Min Chao Choy January 15, 2021

Statues in Africa traced back to North Korean artists making money for regime 

A new report suggests that two North Korean artists are using a front company to make the DPRK dollars

Min Chao Choy January 15, 2021

China-DPRK trade was on the rise, but plunged in 2020 over COVID-19

North Korea leaned into unsustainable trade deficits with China, and then COVID-19 disrupted it all

Min Chao Choy January 5, 2021

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Dec. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020

NK Pro January 1, 2021

Nearly five years later, high rises near Kim Il Sung square are still unfinished

Recent ground-level photos show that central Pyongyang apartments remain incomplete

Chad O'Carroll December 23, 2020

Singaporean breached North Korea sanctions with bulk exports of Pokka coffee

Pokka Singapore denies connection with recently jailed Lim “William” Cheng Hwee and SINSMS freight-forwarding company

Chad O'Carroll December 21, 2020

‘Our man in Malaysia’: How a man booked for murder smuggled goods to North Korea

Ri Jong Chol wasn’t charged for the death of Kim Jong Un’s half brother, but he’s part of a big sanction evading network

Min Chao Choy December 14, 2020

US sanctions British and Vietnamese firms, North Korean coal-smuggling ships

OFAC also designated Chinese and Hong Kong companies, ultimately calling on China to fully enforce U.N. sanctions

Min Chao Choy December 9, 2020
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