December 02, 2021

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Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station

Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station

Dandong contracts tech firms to install electrical systems in sign of continuing preparations to resume overland trade

Chinese city announces winning bids for upgrades to China-DPRK border station
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 30, 2021
North Korea imports more soap from China, dials up electricity exports
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North Korea imports more soap from China, dials up electricity exports

Expert says soap and surfactants may be for sterilizing imports, as rumors swirl of a restart to overland trade

North Korea imports more soap from China, dials up electricity exports
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 22, 2021
After months of promising gains, North Korea-China trade stumbles in October

After months of promising gains, North Korea-China trade stumbles in October

Sharp dip in trade hits North Korean economy already wracked by shortages, high commodity prices and food insecurity

After months of promising gains, North Korea-China trade stumbles in October
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 18, 2021
Russian trade with North Korea totals just $651 in Q3
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Russian trade with North Korea totals just $651 in Q3

Minute trade figures come amid COVID spike in the Russian Far East, new uncertainty surrounding potential trade restart

Russian trade with North Korea totals just $651 in Q3
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 15, 2021
China’s new COVID controls risk upending trade restart with North Korea

China’s new COVID controls risk upending trade restart with North Korea

DPRK-China border city of Dandong asks residents to refrain from gathering as some say city under lockdown

China’s new COVID controls risk upending trade restart with North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 9, 2021
North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from October 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021

North Korea in October 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro November 3, 2021
Construction near DPRK-China border bridge latest sign land trade may resume

Construction near DPRK-China border bridge latest sign land trade may resume

Documents show work on customs facility continues as DPRK and China reportedly mull renewed freight operations

Construction near DPRK-China border bridge latest sign land trade may resume
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell November 2, 2021
North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS

North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS

South Korean spy agency says Kim Jong Un ordered all-out farming campaign amid food supply issues, economic downturn

North Korea securing ‘every grain of rice’ amid apparent food shortage: NIS
Won-Gi Jung
Won-Gi Jung October 28, 2021
Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China
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Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China

Imports of tobacco products far outstrip medicine, even as DPRK's population remains unvaccinated

Cigarettes over medicine? Tobacco imports to North Korea lead trade with China
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 20, 2021
North Korean exports to China more than double to near pre-pandemic levels

North Korean exports to China more than double to near pre-pandemic levels

September spike could signal DPRK’s willingness to expand trade for first time since the pandemic began, expert says

North Korean exports to China more than double to near pre-pandemic levels
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell October 18, 2021
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