Information related to trade data on North Korea
Data could reveal "serious loophole" in the global sanctions regime, official previously told NK Pro
Figures could represent what may be a significant and previously-unreported loophole in global sanctions regime
Monosodium glutamate consumption is historically ubiquitous and remains a top imported product
Tobacco exports are on-par with essential goods, with the average smoker getting through eight cigarettes a day
Secretary of State's comments come amid DPRK claims of no coronavirus cases, UN warnings of food insecurity in the North
New customs data follows reports of panic buying in Pyongyang supermarkets
Some countries suspected of violating DPRK trade sanctions may simply have listed wrong Korea in their customs data
UN data suggest refined petroleum shipments continued to DPRK in February despite border shutdown
Just 11.91 tons of refined petroleum reported in March; lowest ever recorded since UN oil sanctions took effect in 2017
An “Italian client” and two local companies played role in delivering armored luxury cars to the DPRK, UN says
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