The Philippines suspends trade with North Korea

The Philippines, North Korea’s fifth-largest trading partner, has suspended trade with North Korea. Speaking at the end of last week, the Philippines’ Foreign Minister Peter Cayetano said that his country will “fully comply with the UNSC resolution, including the economic sanctions”. In 2016, over $40m worth of trade took place between the two countries.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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