While China’s longstanding ties with North Korea may be deteriorating, the government is...
North Korea trade
Nov 28, 2014
Tania Branigan at The Guardian reports that a North Korean professor has been arrested for...
Apr 18, 2013
North Korea’s annual saber-rattling has long frustrated the world, and has also made the belligerent nation an international laughingstock. When the country stepped-up its threatening rhetoric last month, western media...
Feb 17, 2013
According to Reuters, North Korea has told China that it is prepared to stage one or two more nuclear tests this year. This information emerged after China’s condemnation of North Korea’s underground nuclear tests....
Dec 30, 2012
Despite the tensions between the two countries due to failed business ventures and China’s recent expression of concern and ‘regret’ with North Korea’s successful satellite launch, the Voice of America...
Feb 21, 2008
In recent years, China has become the largest trade partner of North Korea, which suggests how important China is to North Korea. From Asia Times: It will take decades before the relevant papers will become de-classified, but it...
Oct 18, 2006
Der Spiegel reports on the potential implications for China-North Korea trade under the new sanctions against Pyongyang: Trucks wait in a rumbling line to cross the bridge over the Yalu River. They’re fully loaded as they cross the river into North Korea — the semi-trailers, though, tend to be empty on the return run back […]
Feb 13, 2006
From UPI, via Monsters and Critics: U.S.-led financial sanctions against North Korea can hardly bear fruit without China`s participation and will only make the closed economy further depend on its robust neighbor, South Korean officials said Monday. North Korea has been increasingly dependent on China for its economic survival, which could weaken inter-Korean cooperation, the […]
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