May 24, 2022

Trade Data

Information related to trade data on North Korea

North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
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North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons

Trade data also shows soap and other surface cleaner imports hit record highs amid short-lived trade reopening

North Korea’s fertilizer imports remain unusually low ahead of planting seasons
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 20, 2022
North Korean imports hit COVID-era high, but reversal could be soon to follow

North Korean imports hit COVID-era high, but reversal could be soon to follow

The rapid spread of omicron in the country threatens to upend increasing bilateral trade

North Korean imports hit COVID-era high, but reversal could be soon to follow
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 18, 2022
China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns

China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns

North Korean companies promote yogurt, cigarettes and beer in first trade show since 2019

China-North Korea trade fair much smaller than past years amid virus concerns
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 6, 2022
China broadens lockdowns in Dandong, hub city for trade with North Korea

China broadens lockdowns in Dandong, hub city for trade with North Korea

Restrictions come days after China and DPRK halted overland trade, with no timetable to resume

China broadens lockdowns in Dandong, hub city for trade with North Korea
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell May 6, 2022
North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from April 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

North Korea in April 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro May 3, 2022
North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns

North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns

Reversal comes just months after China and North Korea agreed to restart rail freight to bolster bilateral trade

North Korea and China suspend rail trade amid COVID-19 concerns
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 30, 2022
North Korea’s on-year fertilizer imports see major dip ahead of planting season
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North Korea’s on-year fertilizer imports see major dip ahead of planting season

State media recently called on people to make fertilizer ‘by their own strength,’ an apparent euphemism for human waste

North Korea’s on-year fertilizer imports see major dip ahead of planting season
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 20, 2022
New imported goods on sale at Pyongyang shop after earlier shortages: Sources

New imported goods on sale at Pyongyang shop after earlier shortages: Sources

Prices of foreign products vary widely, from $17 for 100 grams of coffee to $1.50 for a canned drink

New imported goods on sale at Pyongyang shop after earlier shortages: Sources
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 18, 2022
North Korea-China trade climbs to highest level since early 2020: Customs data

North Korea-China trade climbs to highest level since early 2020: Customs data

Chinese exports to DPRK surge 57% in first quarter of 2022 despite COVID-19 lockdowns near border region

North Korea-China trade climbs to highest level since early 2020: Customs data
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell April 18, 2022
North Korea in March 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in March 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from March 1, 2022 to March 31, 2022

North Korea in March 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro April 1, 2022
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