April 19, 2021

Trade Data

Information related to trade data on North Korea

China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 
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China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 

Official trade between the two countries rose to $14.3 million in March 2021, according to new Chinese government data

China-North Korea trade rises for the first time in months 
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Min Chao Choy April 19, 2021
North Korea traded just $124 worth of goods with Russia in February: New data
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North Korea traded just $124 worth of goods with Russia in February: New data

North Korea did not import any Russian goods, according to official trade data from Moscow

North Korea traded just $124 worth of goods with Russia in February: New data
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Min Chao Choy April 12, 2021
North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in March 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro April 2, 2021
North Korea-China trade further plummets in the second year of COVID-19
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North Korea-China trade further plummets in the second year of COVID-19

China only exported electricity to the DPRK in Feb. 2021, with total trade values sliding under a mere $2 million

North Korea-China trade further plummets in the second year of COVID-19
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Min Chao Choy March 22, 2021
North Korea imports only $32,000 worth of Chinese goods amid deep trade slump
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North Korea imports only $32,000 worth of Chinese goods amid deep trade slump

Chinese exports to the DPRK hit a record low since at least 2017, according to new numbers from January and February

North Korea imports only $32,000 worth of Chinese goods amid deep trade slump
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Min Chao Choy March 19, 2021
North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline
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North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline

North Korea’s largest trade partner, China, has not published any 2021 trade data on North Korea so far

North Korea-Russia trade drops to zero in January amid mysterious data decline
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Min Chao Choy March 16, 2021
North Korea-Russia trade plummeted by nearly 42% in 2020 — the year of COVID-19
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North Korea-Russia trade plummeted by nearly 42% in 2020 — the year of COVID-19

New data suggests that trade between Pyongyang and Moscow suffered greater blows than previously thought

North Korea-Russia trade plummeted by nearly 42% in 2020 — the year of COVID-19
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Min Chao Choy March 5, 2021
North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Feb. 1, 2021 to Feb. 28, 2021

North Korea in Feb. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro March 3, 2021
North Korea’s economy is suffering from self-imposed lockdown
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North Korea’s economy is suffering from self-imposed lockdown

KITA report says DPRK markets have shrunk and production dropped due to lack of imports

North Korea’s economy is suffering from self-imposed lockdown
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Min Chao Choy | Won-Gi Jung February 5, 2021
North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
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NK Pro February 3, 2021
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