Information related to trade data on North Korea
Recently-released publication offers a rare window into the world of the DPRK monetary policy
Shipments follow a similar trend to last year, numbers provided to the 1718 Committee show
The shipments included electrical and industrial items covered by designated trade codes
Though reported shipments are just a fraction of probable illicit inflows
Drop is similar to that which occurred last year, indicating a seasonal low
The sharp increase follows a visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping in June
Exports following a similar pattern to 2018
DPRK imports from PRC likely on course to pass $2 billion in total value by year's end
DPRK tobacco imports out-pace reported spending on cereals, beverages, and refined oil
DPRK also bought fewer food products from its neighbor in June, data shows
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