October 16, 2021

Companies

Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

After years in hiding, a North Korean ship shows its true colors
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After years in hiding, a North Korean ship shows its true colors

Records reveal Ji Da 1 cargo vessel likely sailed under the radar for years on behalf of Pyongyang

After years in hiding, a North Korean ship shows its true colors
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 13, 2021
Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea
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Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea

Baltic state objects to DPRK’s weapons programs, but private actors drive exchange despite lack of formal relationship

Taekwondo, tourism and trade: Estonia’s ties with North Korea
Erko Elblaus
Erko Elblaus October 7, 2021
Fasten your seatbelt: Traveling in Soviet chic on North Korea’s domestic flights

Fasten your seatbelt: Traveling in Soviet chic on North Korea’s domestic flights

Low demand and an aging fleet mean passengers can expect a unique trip but bumpy ride

Fasten your seatbelt: Traveling in Soviet chic on North Korea’s domestic flights
Gareth Johnson
Gareth Johnson October 6, 2021
UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea

UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea

Front companies, individuals and ships tied to DPRK ship-to-ship transfers have links to Winson Group, PoE says

UN report paints web of connections between oil giant Winson and North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 5, 2021
North Korea in September 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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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 Pro
NK Pro October 1, 2021
NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE

Humanitarian groups tell Panel sanctions and COVID impeding aid, citing difficulties with funding and bank transactions

NGOs call for ‘whitelist’ to facilitate UN sanctions exemptions: PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2021
G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?

G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?

Mercedes-Benz G-Class used as support vehicle for Kim Jong Un was briefly visible at the 2018 inter-Korean summit

G Wagon mystery: Where did North Korea get its luxury SUV?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 20, 2021
Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control
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Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control

Latest revisions amid pandemic lockdown also suggest efforts to diversify trade and protect domestic production

Changes to North Korea’s Foreign Trade Law point to tightening of state control
Martin Weiser
Martin Weiser September 20, 2021
Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities
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Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities

Firm allegedly helped DPRK acquire point of sale devices that experts say could strengthen state control over economy

Chinese firm boasts of business and connections with North Korean entities
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 10, 2021
China tells UN ‘The Mole’ isn’t a credible source for sanctions investigations

China tells UN ‘The Mole’ isn’t a credible source for sanctions investigations

Beijing rejects evidence from documentary due to 'illegitimate means' used in production

China tells UN ‘The Mole’ isn’t a credible source for sanctions investigations
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 9, 2021
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