China's February 2017 Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports

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This report discusses China's suspension of coal trade with North Korea for the remainder of 2017 which keeps China in compliance with an UN agreement to limit coal buying from North Korea that was implemented in November 2016 in response to continued nuclear tests by North Korea. Coal's value as an export to North Korea, China's trade with North Korea, quantities of coal and its value that was imported into China in 2016 and 2017, and possible reasons and implications for China's decision are discussed.

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Lawrence, Susan V.; Manyin, Mark E. & Hammond, Keigh E. April 25, 2017.

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This report discusses China's suspension of coal trade with North Korea for the remainder of 2017 which keeps China in compliance with an UN agreement to limit coal buying from North Korea that was implemented in November 2016 in response to continued nuclear tests by North Korea. Coal's value as an export to North Korea, China's trade with North Korea, quantities of coal and its value that was imported into China in 2016 and 2017, and possible reasons and implications for China's decision are discussed.

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Lawrence, Susan V.; Manyin, Mark E. & Hammond, Keigh E. China's February 2017 Suspension of North Korean Coal Imports, report, April 25, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1042278/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.