All posts tagged "trade"

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    Chinese firm ordered to halt coal trade with N. Korea: state media

    BEIJING (Yonhap) — A Chinese company in the northeastern border city of Dandong has been ordered by China’s commerce ministry to halt its coal trade with North Korea starting next month, according to a state-run Chinese newspaper...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • Mineral water produced by a South Korean company in Mount Paektu in North Korea is being shipped to Busan, 325 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Dec. 6, 2015. Ten containers worth of bottled water are expected to arrive at the South Korean port city the next day. (Yonhap)
    Would you drink bottled water from North Korea?

    Ten containers arrive at Busan port By Brian Han Of all the options for bottled water in the world, South Korea accepted a shipment from North Korea. Not just one, but ten full cargo containers arrived at...

    • Posted December 7, 2015
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  • South Korean trucks transport humanitarian aid to North Koreans in this photo. (Yonhap)
    2 Koreas, Russia to work together on massive coal project

    By Brian Han South Korea, North Korea and Russia are making an attempt at improving trilateral relations by working together to bring 120,000 tons of coal into the South. The plan includes taking the coal from Russia,...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. (AP Photos)
    N. Korea-China trade on decline amid icy ties

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Trade between North Korea and China has gone down in the first half, data showed Wednesday, due mainly to the weakening diplomatic ties between the two allies. North Korea’s exports to China reached $1.17...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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    China’s growing trade power hurting S. Korean exports

    SEJONG, May 5 (Yonhap) – China’s growing competitiveness in international trade is causing South Korean exports to lose market share, which can spell trouble for Asia’s fourth-largest economy, a report said Tuesday. Chinese products with good export...

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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  • FILE - In this March 10, 2015 file photo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at his official residence in Tokyo. Abe will become the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint meeting of Congress in late April, the House speaker has announced. Foreign leaders have been accorded the honor 111 times since World War II, but not Japan, despite the tight alliance forged with the U.S. in the 70 years since 1945.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)/2015-03-28 05:54:39/
    Japan extends sanctions against N. Korea for 2 more years

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan plans to extend its sanctions against North Korea for two more years when they expire April 13 after failing to get promised updates on an investigation into kidnappings of Japanese citizens decades ago,...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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    Chinese firms propose non-tariff trade of cheap goods with N. Korea

    SHENYANG, China, March 30 (Yonhap) — Chinese firms have proposed establishing a non-tariff trade market with North Korea where cheap goods can be traded without tariffs between the two nations, according to the Chinese border city of...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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