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China’s February imports of North Korean coal worth $97 million: KITA
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China’s February imports of North Korean coal worth $97 million: KITA

Volumes decreased again compared to January, and were just half of last year's record imports

China’s February imports of North Korean coal worth $97 million: KITA
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 29, 2017
Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships
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Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships

Number of DPRK ships using Fijian flags drops between February and March

Fiji police continue investigation into illegal flag use by N. Korea-linked ships
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 28, 2017
Will North Korea ever abandon nuclear weapons?

Will North Korea ever abandon nuclear weapons?

Compromise, not force, is the only way Pyongyang will be convinced to disarm

Will North Korea ever abandon nuclear weapons?
Kwak Tae-Hwan
Kwak Tae-Hwan March 26, 2017
Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant
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Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant

Member states must notify UN of foreign coal shipments from the DPRK's Rason port

Taiwanese ship travels from N. Korean port to Chinese coal power plant
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 24, 2017
Engagement “very dangerous” for North Korea: veteran journalist

Engagement “very dangerous” for North Korea: veteran journalist

Inter-Korean relations got "worse and worse" over past 10 years, specialist journalist says

Engagement “very dangerous” for North Korea: veteran journalist
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 21, 2017
Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service
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Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service

Another previously sanctioned ship was detained after failing an inspection in China

Third formerly UN blacklisted ship returns to service
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 21, 2017
China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017
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China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017

Zinc, copper and silver imports down on December statistics, while iron imports increase

China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 10, 2017
N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities
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N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities

DPRK vessel returned from China and headed to North Korean coal terminal

N. Korean cargo ship moves between Chinese, DPRK coal facilities
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 6, 2017
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