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Oil tanks are seen at a Sinopec plant in the Chinese city of Hefei. China is restricting petroleum exports to North Korea.   © Reuters
North Korea Crisis

North Korean gas prices reported surging after new sanctions

Kim regime may be rationing fuel to keep military supplied

HIROSHI MINEGISHI, Nikkei staff writer

SEOUL -- Fuel prices in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang soared last week, the Voice of America reported Saturday, in what may be a sign that international sanctions targeting the country's oil supply are starting to bite.

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