China to implement latest UN sanctions against N Korea

China’s Ministry of Commerce has announced that it will be implementing the latest UN sanctions against North Korea: UNSC Resolution 2397 (2017) (for its main measures, see previous blog here).

To implement the Resolution, China will (inter alia) limit its exports of crude oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea, and impose a complete ban on exports of iron, steel and other metals (including industrial machinery and transport vehicles). Furthermore, a ban on all imports of North Korean food and agricultural products, minerals, machinery and ships has been announced.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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