September 28, 2022

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Foreign liquors, cosmetics among sanctioned goods on sale in Pyongyang: Photos
NK PRO

Foreign liquors, cosmetics among sanctioned goods on sale in Pyongyang: Photos

Luxury brands and Chinese industrial goods on offer despite North Korea’s border restrictions, exclusive photos show

Foreign liquors, cosmetics among sanctioned goods on sale in Pyongyang: Photos
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll September 27, 2022
North Korea slams ‘provocative’ US-ROK criticism of new nuclear law at UN

North Korea slams ‘provocative’ US-ROK criticism of new nuclear law at UN

DPRK ambassador denounces US for seeking ‘hegemonic, unipolar order,’ while South Korea says Pyongyang’s nukes unlawful

North Korea slams ‘provocative’ US-ROK criticism of new nuclear law at UN
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 27, 2022
Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
NK PRO

Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime

By removing human operators, the software-based crypto mixer creates new headaches for authorities and sanctions regime

Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
Dennis Desmond
Dennis Desmond September 26, 2022
UN report betrays infighting over humanitarian impact of North Korea sanctions

UN report betrays infighting over humanitarian impact of North Korea sanctions

Disagreements on Panel of Experts result in no analysis on how sanctions affect DPRK’s people, advance draft states

UN report betrays infighting over humanitarian impact of North Korea sanctions
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer September 23, 2022
US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korea’s ‘destabilizing’ nuclear messaging

US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korea’s ‘destabilizing’ nuclear messaging

Three countries’ top diplomats meet in New York and express concern about DPRK’s new law on weapons of mass destruction

US, ROK and Japan condemn North Korea’s ‘destabilizing’ nuclear messaging
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim September 23, 2022
North Korean tankers skipping COVID quarantine to deliver oil: UN report
NK PRO

North Korean tankers skipping COVID quarantine to deliver oil: UN report

DPRK ships ‘rapidly’ conducting illicit transfers outside Nampho before returning to port, according to Panel of Experts

North Korean tankers skipping COVID quarantine to deliver oil: UN report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 22, 2022
Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year

Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year

Source reports decline from pandemic highs, but expert says foreign good costs may not reflect broader economic trends

Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer September 22, 2022
Canadian frigate embarks on North Korea sanctions monitoring mission

Canadian frigate embarks on North Korea sanctions monitoring mission

HMCS Vancouver and two aircraft to patrol Indo-Pacific to counter illicit activities supporting DPRK’s weapons programs

Canadian frigate embarks on North Korea sanctions monitoring mission
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 21, 2022
Taiwanese firm’s ‘permissiveness’ undercuts North Korea sanctions: UN report

Taiwanese firm’s ‘permissiveness’ undercuts North Korea sanctions: UN report

Investigators say Cheng Chiun Shipping Agency ‘inconsistent’ about alleged role in illicit oil procurement scheme

Taiwanese firm’s ‘permissiveness’ undercuts North Korea sanctions: UN report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 20, 2022
North Korea imports $2M in alcohol from China, exports huge sum of tungsten
NK PRO

North Korea imports $2M in alcohol from China, exports huge sum of tungsten

Expert calls August trade figures a ‘promising sign’ for Pyongyang as country rebounds from mass COVID outbreak

North Korea imports $2M in alcohol from China, exports huge sum of tungsten
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell September 20, 2022
1 2 3 4 198