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North Korea Crisis

North Korea earned nearly $200m evading export bans: UN report

Sanctions panel alleges Taiwan-based smuggling network keeps oil flowing to Pyongyang

RINA TAKAHASHI, Nikkei staff writer | North Korea

NEW YORK -- North Korea overcame international sanctions to export nearly $200 million in commodities such as coal between January and September 2017 as well as continue importing oil, according to a United Nations report published Thursday.

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