December 01, 2022

Sanctions

Information related to sanctions developments

Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra

Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra

HMAS Arunta’s deployment part of efforts to surveil vessels that help DPRK to smuggle coal, oil and other goods

Australian warship embarks on North Korea sanctions mission: Canberra
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 31, 2022
Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea

Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea

Huang Wang Ken faces year behind bars after court says he ‘seriously damaged’ Taiwan’s reputation with 2018 oil transfer

Taiwanese man sentenced to prison for smuggling 3K tons of oil to North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 28, 2022
China’s reaction to a seventh North Korean nuke test won’t be like the first six
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China’s reaction to a seventh North Korean nuke test won’t be like the first six

Beijing may still oppose DPRK nuclear weapons, but intensifying competition with US has altered its strategic calculus

China’s reaction to a seventh North Korean nuke test won’t be like the first six
Arius Derr
Arius Derr October 27, 2022
UNICEF wins sanctions exemption to send large aid shipment to North Korea

UNICEF wins sanctions exemption to send large aid shipment to North Korea

It's unclear when the health and nutrition supplies will reach DPRK’s neediest as country maintains COVID controls

UNICEF wins sanctions exemption to send large aid shipment to North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer October 25, 2022
Japan sanctions 5 North Korean companies, following US and South Korea’s lead

Japan sanctions 5 North Korean companies, following US and South Korea’s lead

Measures signal US and allies are coordinating on unilateral sanctions amid UN Security Council deadlock, expert says

Japan sanctions 5 North Korean companies, following US and South Korea’s lead
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Ifang Bremer October 19, 2022
North Korea behind years of cyberattacks against Japanese crypto firms: Tokyo
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North Korea behind years of cyberattacks against Japanese crypto firms: Tokyo

Japanese police say attacks show fingerprints of DPRK-linked Lazarus Group like spear-phishing and social engineering

North Korea behind years of cyberattacks against Japanese crypto firms: Tokyo
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 17, 2022
Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests
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Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests

Launches could disrupt benefactor’s big moment, but Beijing appears to be taking Pyongyang’s side on drills over US

Why China’s Party Congress is unlikely to deter North Korea from missile tests
James Fretwell
James Fretwell October 14, 2022
South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years

South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years

New designations on over 30 persons and organizations are response to DPRK’s recent missile ‘provocations,’ Seoul says

South Korea announces first unilateral sanctions on North Korea in five years
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim October 14, 2022
Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps
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Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps

South Korea has array of options to up ante if DPRK conducts nuclear test, though it risks feeding cycle of escalation

Seoul’s new sanctions on North Korea change little but set stage for next steps
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 14, 2022
China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts
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China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts

Reduced consumer demand and increased risk aversion likely to impact DPRK sectors ranging from coal exports to tourism

China’s economic slowdown bodes ill for North Korea and denuclearization efforts
Peter Ward
Peter Ward October 12, 2022
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