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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota
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Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota

UN 1718 Committee website says China imported only 30 percent of the UN limit in January

Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 3, 2017
What will Beijing’s coal embargo mean for North Korea’s economy?

What will Beijing’s coal embargo mean for North Korea’s economy?

Experts weigh on the possible consequences for the DPRK's trade, coal industry and economic future

What will Beijing’s coal embargo mean for North Korea’s economy?
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 21, 2017
China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means
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China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means

Beijing's decision to halt imports of North Korean coal is very significant - and improves the prospects for a U.S.-DPRK deal

China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb February 20, 2017
Make no mistake: Reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex is a terrible idea

Make no mistake: Reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex is a terrible idea

Restarting work at KIC would require total transparency from North Korea - an impossible scenario

Make no mistake: Reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex is a terrible idea
John Lee
John Lee February 20, 2017
How Chinese traders could work around coal sanctions
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How Chinese traders could work around coal sanctions

As sanctions bite, Chinese business will have plenty of means to keep buying North Korean coal

How Chinese traders could work around coal sanctions
David Von Hippel
David Von Hippel | Peter Hayes February 14, 2017
Why reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex won’t violate sanctions

Why reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex won’t violate sanctions

Former policy advisor to MoU argues complex can be reopened, says gov't claims are "fake news"

Why reopening the Kaesong Industrial Complex won’t violate sanctions
Kim Yeon-chul
Kim Yeon-chul February 13, 2017
Pictures show popular S. Korean clothing brand being made in N. Korea
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Pictures show popular S. Korean clothing brand being made in N. Korea

Brand visible in photos cannot be named for legal reasons

Pictures show popular S. Korean clothing brand being made in N. Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 5, 2017
Two previously sanctioned N.Korea-linked ships return to service
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Two previously sanctioned N.Korea-linked ships return to service

One of the vessels formerly had close ties to a North Korean weapons smuggler

Two previously sanctioned N.Korea-linked ships return to service
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 3, 2017
Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016
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Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016

The DPRK increased exports of coal and ores in 2016, in potentially multiple breaches of UN sanctions

Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 3, 2017
The View from Jingshan: As THAAD seems inevitable, China pivots back to N. Korea
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The View from Jingshan: As THAAD seems inevitable, China pivots back to N. Korea

Attitudes are hardening towards Seoul, leading to a rapprochement with Pyongyang

The View from Jingshan: As THAAD seems inevitable, China pivots back to N. Korea
John Petrushka
John Petrushka February 2, 2017