September 27, 2021

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
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North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE

Chinese fishers in DPRK waters face severe consequences if caught without the necessary paperwork, new report shows

North Korea tightens fishing rules for Chinese boats due to COVID event: UN PoE
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 31, 2021
Sanctions won’t convince North Korea to denuclearize
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Sanctions won’t convince North Korea to denuclearize

The current sanctions regime has its limits, even if the US could convince China, Russia and others to fully enforce it

Sanctions won’t convince North Korea to denuclearize
Doug Bandow
Doug Bandow August 31, 2021
The Agreed Framework: A recipe for successful engagement with North Korea
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The Agreed Framework: A recipe for successful engagement with North Korea

The 1994 deal is a blueprint for resolving the nuclear issue and addressing humanitarian and human rights concerns

The Agreed Framework: A recipe for successful engagement with North Korea
Monet Stokes
Monet Stokes August 30, 2021
New North Korean nuclear activity ‘deeply troubling’: IAEA

New North Korean nuclear activity ‘deeply troubling’: IAEA

Nuclear watchdog suggests Yongbyon reactor may be operating for first time in three years

New North Korean nuclear activity ‘deeply troubling’: IAEA
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 30, 2021
Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea

Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea

Ambassador Thomas Schäfer’s book shows the value of speaking truth to power about the unjust system under Kim Jong Un

Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea
Roberta Cohen
Roberta Cohen August 30, 2021
Amid economic crash, DPRK tried to import $1 million in Lexus vehicles in 2020

Amid economic crash, DPRK tried to import $1 million in Lexus vehicles in 2020

North Korea sought to acquire Lexus SUVs through China despite limited trade during pandemic, PoE report shows

Amid economic crash, DPRK tried to import $1 million in Lexus vehicles in 2020
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 26, 2021
North Korea exports beer made with rice to China after declaring food crisis

North Korea exports beer made with rice to China after declaring food crisis

Pyongyang sold $40,000 in beer to Beijing in July in first booze exports of 2021, according to Chinese trade data

North Korea exports beer made with rice to China after declaring food crisis
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 25, 2021
North Korean illicit trade nosedives during pandemic, PoE report finds
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North Korean illicit trade nosedives during pandemic, PoE report finds

COVID-19 'significantly affected' North Korea’s ability to clandestinely export coal, import fuel products

North Korean illicit trade nosedives during pandemic, PoE report finds
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 24, 2021
Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor

Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor

In exclusive interview, Choi Moon-soon also says anti-DPRK leaflets are ‘ineffective’ and threaten local citizens’ lives

Sports, not sanctions, will encourage North Korea to denuclearize: ROK governor
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim August 24, 2021
Sanctions obstacles: The fate of Moon Jae-in’s inter-Korean economic projects
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Sanctions obstacles: The fate of Moon Jae-in’s inter-Korean economic projects

The Kaesong Industrial Complex, Kumgang tourism and infrastructure improvements all face unique sanctions challenges

Sanctions obstacles: The fate of Moon Jae-in’s inter-Korean economic projects