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A truck crosses the Friendship Bridge from Dandong in China to Sinuiju in North Korea.    © Reuters

North Korea's mysterious trade deficit with China -- in charts

Pyongyang continues to finance imbalance, despite lack of foreign capital

BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist | North Korea

LONDON -- The Chinese government has, on paper at least, adhered fully to U.N. Security Council sanctions against North Korea, and Beijing's trade statistics support the party line.

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