May 29, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

North Korea’s fishing industry: Markets, private business, and foreign trade

North Korea’s fishing industry: Markets, private business, and foreign trade

New sanctions target a burgeoning entrepreneurial class often independent from the state

North Korea’s fishing industry: Markets, private business, and foreign trade
Peter Ward
Peter Ward August 25, 2017
Crude proposal? A North Korean oil embargo, in theory and in practice
NK PRO

Crude proposal? A North Korean oil embargo, in theory and in practice

Petroleum politics have long been a staple of the sanction and pressure discussion

Crude proposal? A North Korean oil embargo, in theory and in practice
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado August 24, 2017
Justice Department filing reveals North Korea’s money laundering, oil trade
NK PRO

Justice Department filing reveals North Korea’s money laundering, oil trade

Sanctioned DPRK entities used companies in Singapore to move dollars and buy oil products

Justice Department filing reveals North Korea’s money laundering, oil trade
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 24, 2017
Debating “lips and teeth”: Talking North Korea sanctions in China

Debating “lips and teeth”: Talking North Korea sanctions in China

Both Washington policy and Beijing propaganda assume there is a unitary Chinese position on the DPRK

Debating “lips and teeth”: Talking North Korea sanctions in China
Adam Cathcart
Adam Cathcart August 21, 2017
China implements UN restrictions on N. Korean coal, iron, seafood
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China implements UN restrictions on N. Korean coal, iron, seafood

Beijing continues to omit some forms of iron, lead from its prohibitions, however

China implements UN restrictions on N. Korean coal, iron, seafood
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 15, 2017
How new lead, iron sanctions could cut $200 million from N. Korea’s trade revenue
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How new lead, iron sanctions could cut $200 million from N. Korea’s trade revenue

KITA and UN figures lower than those presented by the U.S. Mission to the UN, however

How new lead, iron sanctions could cut $200 million from N. Korea’s trade revenue
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 11, 2017
New UN Security Council sanctions on N. Korea: What they mean, and what they don’t
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New UN Security Council sanctions on N. Korea: What they mean, and what they don’t

The UN has just introduced measures designed to cut one-third of the DPRK’s total export revenue - implementation will be tricky

New UN Security Council sanctions on N. Korea: What they mean, and what they don’t
Andrea Berger
Andrea Berger August 10, 2017
Maximum pressure? How UNSCR 2371 will impact North Korea’s economy
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Maximum pressure? How UNSCR 2371 will impact North Korea’s economy

For the new measures to have serious bite, they will have to be implemented and enforced like never before

Maximum pressure? How UNSCR 2371 will impact North Korea’s economy
Jonathan R. Corrado
Jonathan R. Corrado August 8, 2017
The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?
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The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?

The U.S. has called them the toughest measures "in a generation" - Kim Jong Un will likely increase tensions

The United Nations’ latest DPRK Resolution: How will Pyongyang respond?
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 7, 2017
No member state purchases N. Korean coal for three months: UN
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No member state purchases N. Korean coal for three months: UN

Despite the absence of coal revenue, North Korean imports of Chinese goods remain high

No member state purchases N. Korean coal for three months: UN
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 4, 2017