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North Korean trade hits 30-year low amid sanctions, COVID-19 pandemic: report
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North Korean trade hits 30-year low amid sanctions, COVID-19 pandemic: report

China still biggest trade partner in 2020 despite huge drop in volume

North Korean trade hits 30-year low amid sanctions, COVID-19 pandemic: report
Won-Gi JungWon-Gi Jung August 2, 2021
US seizes Singaporean oil tanker for violating North Korea sanctions
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US seizes Singaporean oil tanker for violating North Korea sanctions

A U.S. federal court determined the tanker illicitly transferred more than $1.5 million worth of oil to a DPRK ship

US seizes Singaporean oil tanker for violating North Korea sanctions
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung August 1, 2021
South Korea greenlights first aid to DPRK since Sept. 2020
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South Korea greenlights first aid to DPRK since Sept. 2020

The move follows recent thaw in inter-Korean relations after hotlines restored

South Korea greenlights first aid to DPRK since Sept. 2020
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 30, 2021
Australian sentenced to 3.5 years for brokering arms sales with North Korea
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Australian sentenced to 3.5 years for brokering arms sales with North Korea

Court finds Choi Chan Han guilty of attempting to sell missiles, military equipment, among other sanctioned items

Australian sentenced to 3.5 years for brokering arms sales with North Korea
Won-Gi JungWon-Gi Jung July 29, 2021
‘Substantial’ new evidence delays case of only North Korean in US custody
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‘Substantial’ new evidence delays case of only North Korean in US custody

North Korea cut ties with Malaysia over extradition of Mun Chol Myong to US in March

‘Substantial’ new evidence delays case of only North Korean in US custody
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko July 23, 2021
North Korea’s five-year strategy set outlandish targets for economic growth
Analysis

North Korea’s five-year strategy set outlandish targets for economic growth

Officials aimed for 79% growth in some sectors, but the country’s own data shows it fell far short of this goal

North Korea’s five-year strategy set outlandish targets for economic growth
Peter WardPeter Ward July 23, 2021
DPRK-flagged carrier tied to coal exports visits China’s Longkou port in July
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DPRK-flagged carrier tied to coal exports visits China’s Longkou port in July

Bulk carrier and three North Korea-flagged cargo ships sailed to port this month, though purpose of visits unclear

DPRK-flagged carrier tied to coal exports visits China’s Longkou port in July
Won-Gi JungWon-Gi Jung July 22, 2021
North Korea-linked firm offering expanded range of radio hardware online
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North Korea-linked firm offering expanded range of radio hardware online

Glocom Corp’s website offerings have increased in 2021 despite U.N. sanctions pressure

North Korea-linked firm offering expanded range of radio hardware online
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll July 21, 2021
North Korea admits medical supply ‘shortage’ in new United Nations report
COVID-19

North Korea admits medical supply ‘shortage’ in new United Nations report

Seoul official cautions that latest revelation is not a cry for help from Pyongyang

North Korea admits medical supply ‘shortage’ in new United Nations report
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim July 15, 2021
An interview with Stephen Biegun – NKNews Podcast Ep. 191
North Korea News Podcast

An interview with Stephen Biegun – NKNews Podcast Ep. 191

The former U.S envoy for North Korea policy discusses what went right -- and wrong -- in Singapore, Hanoi and Stockholm

An interview with Stephen Biegun – NKNews Podcast Ep. 191
Jacco ZwetslootJacco Zwetsloot July 14, 2021
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