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Sanctions on North Korea: An interview with Joshua Stanton

"Sanctions" have long been slapped on countries deemed at odds with international norms, and North Korea is no exception. Daily NK recently asked Joshua Stanton,...

Police seize North Korean-made clothing in Liaoning Province

Chinese police recently seized a large amount of clothing produced in a North Korean textile factory and smuggled into China's Liaoning Province, Daily NK...

North Korea is importing construction materials from China

North Korean trading companies are importing construction materials, food and other items from China in spite of international sanctions banning such imports, Daily NK...

China exempts N. Korean traders from ban on foreign arrivals

Despite slapping a ban on the entry of foreign nationals into the country amid coronavirus concerns, China has given an exemption to North Korean...

N. Korean coal mines face dearth of managers to run them

North Korean party officials are refusing appointments to some of the country’s coal mines because of falling productivity and profits due to international sanctions...

Daily NK snapshots from North Korea

Daily NK snapshots are summaries of select articles from our Korean website. Snapshots are written by our staff and are aimed at putting even...

N. Korea’s largest fertilizer complex no longer operational

Production at North Korea’s largest fertilizer plant, the Hungnam Fertilizer Complex, has halted and its workers have been sent to work on other projects,...

North Korea dispatches 2,000 additional workers to China

At least 2,000 North Korean workers were recently dispatched to factories in China with non-work visas, Daily NK recently learned.  “A huge number of North...

North Korea’s coal smuggling continues full speed ahead

As part of North Korea’s coal smuggling operations abroad to earn foreign currency, North Korean-flagged vessels have been unloading coal at a port in...

Sanctions hit North Korea’s coal and fishing industries hard

International sanctions on coal exports and fuel imports are causing immense difficulties for North Koreans in the country’s coal and fishing industries, Daily NK...

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