May 19, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Beijing’s DPRK sanctions enforcement: “much stronger” than ever before?
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Beijing’s DPRK sanctions enforcement: “much stronger” than ever before?

Reports on waning Chinese commitment must be understood within the broader context

Beijing’s DPRK sanctions enforcement: “much stronger” than ever before?
Petrol price dips in North Korea, availability improves: sources
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Petrol price dips in North Korea, availability improves: sources

Petrol price drops in Pyongyang, availability reported to improve in Rason

Petrol price dips in North Korea, availability improves: sources
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 20, 2018
N. Korean flagged vessels targeted by OFAC change companies, names
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N. Korean flagged vessels targeted by OFAC change companies, names

Ships now owned by different DPRK companies, continue to visit China, Russia

N. Korean flagged vessels targeted by OFAC change companies, names
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 20, 2018
China continues to import sanctioned iron alloys from North Korea: data
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China continues to import sanctioned iron alloys from North Korea: data

Although figures indicate strict enforcement in other areas

China continues to import sanctioned iron alloys from North Korea: data
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 19, 2018
Despite sanctions, N. Korea upgrades coal, oil, and container facilities at Nampo
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Despite sanctions, N. Korea upgrades coal, oil, and container facilities at Nampo

Multiple developments seen since expansion of UN sectoral restrictions in 2016

Despite sanctions, N. Korea upgrades coal, oil, and container facilities at Nampo
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald | Leo Byrne April 17, 2018
Vessels docking next to coal mountains at N. Korea’s Rajin harbor: pictures
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Vessels docking next to coal mountains at N. Korea’s Rajin harbor: pictures

Satellite imagery suggests exports, if any, likely to be limited in nature

Vessels docking next to coal mountains at N. Korea’s Rajin harbor: pictures
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll April 9, 2018
China, Russia confirm North Korea oil exports to UN
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China, Russia confirm North Korea oil exports to UN

Member states are required to report their refined petroleum exports to DPRK each month

China, Russia confirm North Korea oil exports to UN
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2018
Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
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Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January

Volumes are small, however, and question marks remain

Russia increases fuel deliveries to North Korea in December and January
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 6, 2018
N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
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N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff

China reports no DPRK imports as UN designations hit many of Pyongyang's tankers

N. Korea’s fuel imports under pressure amid UN sanctions, purported oil cutoff
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 5, 2018
How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions
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How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions

Complicated designation systems lead to apparent inconsistencies in the UN's own measures

How new designations highlight the evolving complexity of UN sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 4, 2018