UN sanctions – which Beijing has backed as it grows tired of its cold war-era ally’s nuclear and missile tests – are buffeting Dandong’s economy, which slowed in 2016. Photo: AFP

Boom goes bust in Chinese border city as UN sanctions on North Korea bite

Flats, factories and restaurants stand empty in Dandong as Beijing shows resolve on international resolutions

Topic |   North Korea sanctions

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UN sanctions – which Beijing has backed as it grows tired of its cold war-era ally’s nuclear and missile tests – are buffeting Dandong’s economy, which slowed in 2016. Photo: AFP
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