22 January 2019

China-North Korea trade hits record US$6.5 bln, Yonhap says

Trade between China and North Korea set a record last year at US$6.54 billion, up 10.4 percent from 2012, Yonhap news agency reported Sunday, citing data from the Korea International Trade Association. North Korea has been boosting trade of agricultural, fishery and poultry products with China, according to the association. Meanwhile, North Korea’s trade with South Korea in 2013 was down 41.9 percent year on year at US$1.14 billion, the lowest since 2005, the report said.

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