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On this site you will find a searchable index of individuals and entities with links to North Korea sanctioned by the UN, regional bodies or individual countries. We have also collated information from across the Internet including sourced from the international press, think tanks and pressure groups who have conducted their own investigations into DPRK sanctions evasion.

Check out our databases of people, organizations, ships or aircraft listed for, or accused of association with, sanctions evasion. You can also check out our list of UN Panel of Experts reports.

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NK imports of Chinese tobacco in 2018 rose to the highest levels since 2001, prior to which no data is available.

NK “recently took a step to restrict the import of foreign-made tobacco,” KCNA said on June 4, announcing plans to amend Tobacco Control Law.

Today we’ve released our latest @C4ADS report “Lux & Loaded,” which investigates #DPRK luxury goods procurement. @_LucasKuo and I tracked two of what may be Kim Jong Un’s newest armored Mercedes-Maybach S600 vehicles (& 800+ other luxury cars). https://t.co/JvjJfGAKff

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