Asia Pacific

Who are North Korea's trading partners?

Pyongyang does business with dozens of countries but 80 percent of its trade is with its close ally China.

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Despite being economically isolated, North Korea exports about $3bn worth of products and maintains trade relations chiefly with China, India, Pakistan, Burkina Faso, Russia, Thailand and the Philippines.

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The UN Security Council on Saturday imposed new sanctions on North Korea targeting the nation's primary exports: minerals and animal products. The sanctions were slapped in response to ballistic missiles test last month.

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Although China has historically been North Korea's primary trading partner and a close ally, it voted against Pyongyang at the Security Council.

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Source: Al Jazeera News

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