Despite international sanctions against North Korea, the North and Russia have traded even more last year compared to the previous year.
Citing data from the International Trade Centre, Voice of America reported on Monday that. North Korea's imports from Russia from January to November in 2019. surpassed 42-million U.S. dollars.
That's roughly 30-percent higher than in 2018.
North Korea's exports to Russia also reached 2.3 million dollars, a rise from 1.9 million in the previous year.