April 17, 2024

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Trade in North Korean gold, coal and iron to China continues in April
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Trade in North Korean gold, coal and iron to China continues in April

Gold ore could constitute a breach of sanctions, while coal and iron are so far unaffected

Trade in North Korean gold, coal and iron to China continues in April
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 17, 2016
Can the spark of capitalism in N.Korea catch fire?

Can the spark of capitalism in N.Korea catch fire?

Capitalistic entrepreneurship needs infrastructure – sorely lacking in the North – to take off

Can the spark of capitalism in N.Korea catch fire?
Robert E. McCoy
Robert E. McCoy June 14, 2016
More Russian-owned oil tankers head to North Korea
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More Russian-owned oil tankers head to North Korea

DPRK tanker fleets remains very active despite losing one member to sanctions

More Russian-owned oil tankers head to North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 8, 2016
China’s position on North Korea hasn’t changed

China’s position on North Korea hasn’t changed

Despite sanctions support Beijing’s long-term interests dictate a soft approach

China’s position on North Korea hasn’t changed
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 8, 2016
North Korean tourism facing tough year
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North Korean tourism facing tough year

Chinese tourist arrivals see decline following international sanctions and increased pressure from Seoul 

North Korean tourism facing tough year
Clive Parker June 6, 2016
Call 311: What the new money laundering designation means for N.Korea
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Call 311: What the new money laundering designation means for N.Korea

So-called ‘nuclear option’ of sanctions makes life more difficult, but won’t kill their trading

Call 311: What the new money laundering designation means for N.Korea
Andray Abrahamian
Andray Abrahamian June 6, 2016
Rocket men: North Korea’s students in India
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Rocket men: North Korea’s students in India

UN Panel of Experts report says students affiliated with NADA studied in Indian post-graduate school

Rocket men: North Korea’s students in India
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 31, 2016
Make North Korea ‘stare into the abyss’

Make North Korea ‘stare into the abyss’

Evans Revere says he is more pessimistic than ever about the future of U.S. - DPRK relations

Make North Korea ‘stare into the abyss’
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 30, 2016
Beijing issued instructions to blacklist sanctioned ships
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Beijing issued instructions to blacklist sanctioned ships

Document issued to all maritime officials on March 5 noted 'sensitivity' of North Korea sanctions

Beijing issued instructions to blacklist sanctioned ships
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 25, 2016
Business across North Korea’s border

Business across North Korea’s border

China-based trader details six years of business deals with the North, including recent troubles

Business across North Korea’s border
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald May 20, 2016