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Singapore sugar trader admits to forging documents to hide North Korea ties

Singapore sugar trader admits to forging documents to hide North Korea ties

Court fines man $156,000 for falsifying invoices after legally sending sugar, other goods to DPRK-linked entities

Singapore sugar trader admits to forging documents to hide North Korea ties
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell October 21, 2021
Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China

Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China

Imports of tobacco products far outstrip medicine, even as DPRK's population remains unvaccinated

Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell October 20, 2021
US Treasury’s sanctions review: What it means for North Korea policy

US Treasury’s sanctions review: What it means for North Korea policy

New report suggests US modernize sanctions regime and better avoid unintended impacts, but observers expect few changes

US Treasury’s sanctions review: What it means for North Korea policy
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll October 19, 2021
As China burns through coal, North Korea steps in to fill the gap

As China burns through coal, North Korea steps in to fill the gap

Influx of illicit North Korean coal fuels concerns that shipments will continue even after Chinese energy crisis ends

As China burns through coal, North Korea steps in to fill the gap
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell October 15, 2021
North Korea’s official oil imports tick up but remain far below its needs

North Korea’s official oil imports tick up but remain far below its needs

Sanctions and the pandemic have battered imports of refined petroleum, but smuggling may cover part of the gap

North Korea’s official oil imports tick up but remain far below its needs
Ethan JewellEthan Jewell October 6, 2021
Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond

Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond

Moon's term in office may end in Olympic and summit glory, but Kim could spoil it all with more and bigger missile tests

Naughty or nice? How North Korea can change the game up to Christmas and beyond
James FretwellJames Fretwell October 5, 2021
Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’

Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’

DPRK to dangle opportunities for peace while continuing weapons tests in effort to push Seoul in the direction it wants

Have your cake and eat it too: North Korea combines talks and ‘provocations’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim October 4, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021

North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from September 1 to September 30

Timeline: From North and South Korean missile tests to offer to resume hotlines
NK ProNK Pro October 1, 2021
Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines

Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines

U-turn on communication channels allows North Korea to test US and ROK approach, while appearing as a responsible actor

Flip-flop: Why Kim Jong Un wants to reactivate the inter-Korean hotlines
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll September 30, 2021
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