March 01, 2024

Trade Data

Information related to trade data on North Korea

Chinese imports of sanctioned North Korean silver, zinc continue
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Chinese imports of sanctioned North Korean silver, zinc continue

Shipments lower than February and last year's equivalents, however

Chinese imports of sanctioned North Korean silver, zinc continue
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 9, 2017
Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China
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Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China

The 77000 tonne Neng Yuan left Rason on April 1, before heading to Hong Kong

Second ship heads from N. Korean coal terminal to China
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 18, 2017
North Korea’s trade declined again in 2016: ITC
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North Korea’s trade declined again in 2016: ITC

Fall in both exports and imports could suggest increasing data inconsistencies, say experts

North Korea’s trade declined again in 2016: ITC
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 10, 2017
UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month
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UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month

Figures cast doubt on Beijing's claims that traders had approached a UN quota

UN website says China’s February coal imports lower than previous month
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 17, 2017
North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January
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North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January

The North's fuel imports often show high volatility, however

North Korean diesel, gasoline imports plummet in January
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 15, 2017
China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017
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China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017

Zinc, copper and silver imports down on December statistics, while iron imports increase

China continues importing sanctioned North Korean commodities in 2017
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald March 10, 2017
Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota
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Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota

UN 1718 Committee website says China imported only 30 percent of the UN limit in January

Chinese, UN figures show January N. Korean coal exports well below quota
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 3, 2017
China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means
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China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means

Beijing's decision to halt imports of North Korean coal is very significant - and improves the prospects for a U.S.-DPRK deal

China’s suspension of DPRK coal imports: Why it happened, what it means
Tristan Webb
Tristan Webb February 20, 2017
Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016
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Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016

The DPRK increased exports of coal and ores in 2016, in potentially multiple breaches of UN sanctions

Despite economic slowdown, China-N. Korea trade rebounded in 2016
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 3, 2017
North Korean fuel spending hits yearly high in December
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North Korean fuel spending hits yearly high in December

Though DPRK importers are spending more on a different category of fuel

North Korean fuel spending hits yearly high in December
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne January 28, 2017
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