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Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail

Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail

Rail network modernization faces challenges, namely lack of clarity from Pyongyang

Russian Railways interested in revamping North Korean rail
Christopher RivitusoChristopher Rivituso March 2, 2015
Consumer goods among top North Korean imports

Consumer goods among top North Korean imports

Electronics including TVs, cell phones and laptops big imports from China in 2014

Consumer goods among top North Korean imports
NK NewsNK News February 23, 2015
N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015

N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015

Chinese tankers seem more active over the last four weeks

N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015
NK NewsNK News February 16, 2015
Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity

Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity

North Korea will exchange resources for 20 years of Russian infrastructure improvements

Russia interested in developing N. Korean roads, water, electricity
NK NewsNK News February 12, 2015
No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014

No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014

However experts are skeptical about the accuracy of the trade figures

No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014
NK NewsNK News January 29, 2015
Russia tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data

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 tops oil exports to N.Korea in UN Comtrade data
NK NewsNK News January 23, 2015
Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion

Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion

N. Korea implementing plan to expand airport, support growing economic activity in region

Wonsan airport undergoing major renovation, expansion
John G. GrisafiJohn G. Grisafi January 19, 2015
North Korean coal exports generate $1 billion a year

North Korean coal exports generate $1 billion a year

The DPRK's coal exports to China remained at more than a million tons a month throughout 2014

North Korean coal exports generate $1 billion a year
NK NewsNK News January 9, 2015
North Korea imports more jet fuel, gasoline and diesel in 2014

North Korea imports more jet fuel, gasoline and diesel in 2014

Chinese oil product exports to North Korea increase over 2013 figures, could indicate refinery problems

North Korea imports more jet fuel, gasoline and diesel in 2014
NK NewsNK News January 8, 2015
Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes

North Korea takes Russian oil while China's crude cut-off seems increasingly unlikely

Mapped: North Korea’s oil routes
James ByrneJames Byrne | Leo Byrne August 28, 2014