People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
North Korea

Coronavirus appears to be hurting North Korea harder than trade sanctions: report

  • Its trade with China shrank 73 per cent through September and is set to fall 80 per cent for the whole year, says a Seoul trade association
  • The trend shows that while sanctions mainly hit the North’s exports to China, the pandemic has severely curtailed imports from its giant neighbour

Topic |   North Korea
People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
People wearing face masks cross a road in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
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