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Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results

Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results

For multiple reasons, there is little reason to be hopeful of positive results

Why North Korea sanctions are unlikely to produce desirable results
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov August 16, 2016
Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships
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Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships

But other countries including Tanzania may have broken the new UN resolution

Mongolia enforces latest sanctions on North Korean ships
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 12, 2016
The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

New details from former partner shed further light on doomed ventures

The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich August 12, 2016
Rason international trade fair wraps up, 100+ companies present
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Rason international trade fair wraps up, 100+ companies present

Amid shift towards consumer goods, fair has reached its peak, analyst suggests

Rason international trade fair wraps up, 100+ companies present
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 11, 2016
Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011
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Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011

Beijing Changfeng is foreign business arm of Chinese aerospace and defense company

Chinese defense company opened subsidiary North Korea office in 2011
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne August 4, 2016
Few exit ramps available to alleviate N.Korea tensions: Dr. Victor Cha

Few exit ramps available to alleviate N.Korea tensions: Dr. Victor Cha

Historical data suggests North Korean cycle of provocation ahead

Few exit ramps available to alleviate N.Korea tensions: Dr. Victor Cha
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll July 27, 2016
Trade with Liaoning near N. Korea generated $1.2 billion so far in 2016
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Trade with Liaoning near N. Korea generated $1.2 billion so far in 2016

Chinese customs data also shows that North Korea moves more coal by sea than overland

Trade with Liaoning near N. Korea generated $1.2 billion so far in 2016
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 27, 2016
Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea
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Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea

Language regarding status of contract absent in UN implementation document

Uganda reveals another military contract with North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 20, 2016
Washington’s N. Korea sanctions bet has full support, for now

Washington’s N. Korea sanctions bet has full support, for now

Whatever their goal, sanctions are seen as the only way to go in the Washington of summer 2016

Washington’s N. Korea sanctions bet has full support, for now
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 18, 2016
North Korea hopes to make $5.5 million from carbon credit scheme
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North Korea hopes to make $5.5 million from carbon credit scheme

Six hydro and two natural gas plants planned as part of emission reductions scheme

North Korea hopes to make $5.5 million from carbon credit scheme
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 12, 2016