August 16, 2022

Trade Data

Information related to trade data on North Korea

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
North Korea to co-host first international trade fair since start of pandemic

North Korea to co-host first international trade fair since start of pandemic

Virtual and in-person event could inject new life into DPRK-Chinese trade ties, Seoul-based trade group says

North Korea to co-host first international trade fair since start of pandemic
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell March 29, 2022
North Korean imports hit 20-month high as shipments of medicine jump
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North Korean imports hit 20-month high as shipments of medicine jump

January resumption of rail trade appears to lift imports, though totals still well below pre-pandemic years

North Korean imports hit 20-month high as shipments of medicine jump
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell March 21, 2022
North Korea’s trade with Russia crashes spectacularly in 2021: Data

North Korea’s trade with Russia crashes spectacularly in 2021: Data

But expert says Russia’s growing isolation due to Ukraine invasion could lead to open violations of DPRK trade bans

North Korea’s trade with Russia crashes spectacularly in 2021: Data
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell March 8, 2022
North Korea in February 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK PRO

North Korea in February 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from February 1, 2022 to February 28, 2022

North Korea in February 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK Pro
NK Pro March 3, 2022
Technical disputes over North Korea sanctions violations return in UN report

Technical disputes over North Korea sanctions violations return in UN report

Different interpretations of UN resolutions create space for countries to trade possibly banned goods with Pyongyang

Technical disputes over North Korea sanctions violations return in UN report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 23, 2022
The China connection: North Korea’s nuclear operations in the Middle Kingdom
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The China connection: North Korea’s nuclear operations in the Middle Kingdom

Recent missile tests underscore the importance of North Korea's procurement and proliferation networks in China

The China connection: North Korea’s nuclear operations in the Middle Kingdom
Gary Somerville
Gary Somerville | James Byrne February 14, 2022
50 countries say North Korea exceeded its annual cap on oil imports: UN report
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50 countries say North Korea exceeded its annual cap on oil imports: UN report

Upcoming report marks first time so many countries have endorsed conclusion, though China and Russia remain unconvinced

50 countries say North Korea exceeded its annual cap on oil imports: UN report
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell February 9, 2022
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