A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP

North Korea fuel prices soar after UN sanctions capped supply

Analysis suggests the price hikes were caused primarily by a cut in supplies as the regime scrambles to hoard fuel, wary of a potential fuel crunch

Topic |   North Korea sanctions
A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
A petrol pump attendant fills up a taxi at a fuel station in Pyongyang. Photo: AFP
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