China, export of corona countermeasures to North Korean surge = China customs statistics | Reuters

Although the overall pace of growth in China’s exports to North Korea slowed in September, exports of items related to the spread of the new coronavirus, such as masks, increased according to Chinese customs statistics on Monday in the field of rice. Taken in February 2020. Photo provided (2022 Reuters/China Daily via REUTERS)

[北京 24日 ロイター] – Although the overall pace of growth in China’s exports to North Korea slowed in September, China’s exports of items related to the spread of the new coronavirus, such as masks, increased according to Chinese customs statistics on the 24th.

China’s exports to North Korea in September amounted to 90.07 million dollars, up 62.5 percent from the same month last year. Growth slowed significantly from the 217.7% increase in August.

Under these circumstances, mask exports jumped to 10.56 million in September from 210 in August. Exports of rubber gloves and thermometers also increased.

In North Korea, it is believed that the new corona infection is spreading again, but information such as the number of infected people has not been revealed.

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