Foreign Affairs - 14 Jul 2017

Despite US pressure, China’s trade with North Korea is increasing

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In case you’ve been living under a rock: the US wants China to do more on North Korea. In particular, the Americans want China to limit trade with the DPRK.

Well, this is awkward: China’s own H1 customs data show it’s not happening:

Sino-DPRK trade is up 10.5% y/y so far this year.Export...


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