North Korea imported US$2.97 million on 3,744 tonnes of Chinese soybeans last month. Photo: Reuters
North Korea imported US$2.97 million on 3,744 tonnes of Chinese soybeans last month. Photo: Reuters
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China trade: North Korea’s Chinese soybean imports surge as coronavirus outbreak ramps up food shortage fears

  • North Korea spent US$2.97 million on 3,744 tonnes of Chinese soybeans last month, the second largest amount imported in a month since 2017
  • Overall, China’s exports to North Korea slumped by 85.2 per cent to US$14.51 million in May from US$98.1 million in April

North Korea imported US$2.97 million on 3,744 tonnes of Chinese soybeans last month. Photo: Reuters
North Korea imported US$2.97 million on 3,744 tonnes of Chinese soybeans last month. Photo: Reuters
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