January 20, 2022

Trade Data

Information related to trade data on North Korea

North Korean exports to Russia increase in 2014
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North Korean exports to Russia increase in 2014

Total trade values still low, with overall trade decreasing on the back of falling oil prices

North Korean exports to Russia increase in 2014
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 18, 2015
Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea

Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea

Tougher measures against Pyongyang now could alienate China, provoke a fourth nuclear test

Iranian sanctions model won’t work with North Korea
Geoffrey Fattig
Geoffrey Fattig March 12, 2015
Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project
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Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project

Gazprom subsidiary to carry out feasibility study on exporting electricity to DPRK

Russian energy giant looks into N. Korean electricity project
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 12, 2015
No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline
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No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline

The DPRK took advantage of falling global oil prices in January, buying more gasoline and making savings on diesel

No oil yet in 2015, but North Korea imports more gasoline
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 11, 2015
Consumer goods among top North Korean imports
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Consumer goods among top North Korean imports

Electronics including TVs, cell phones and laptops big imports from China in 2014

Consumer goods among top North Korean imports
NK News
NK News February 23, 2015
N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015
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N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015

Chinese tankers seem more active over the last four weeks

N. Korean oil tankers around Russia go quiet in early 2015
NK News
NK News February 16, 2015
Country Profile: Thailand and North Korea

Country Profile: Thailand and North Korea

Luxury cars and chicken curry: Thailand's odd exports to the DPRK

Country Profile: Thailand and North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 9, 2015
North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014
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North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014

Chinese customs data shows number of cell phone imports from China doubled in 2014

North Korean laptop and cell phone imports up in 2014
NK News
NK News February 2, 2015
No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014
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No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014

However experts are skeptical about the accuracy of the trade figures

No Chinese crude to North Korea in 2014
NK News
NK News January 29, 2015
India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions
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India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions

Two countries exported precious metals and stones to North Korea against UN Resolution 2094

India, Denmark in possible breach of luxury goods sanctions
NK News
NK News January 26, 2015