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Sat Sep 23, 2017, 02:00 AM

China limits oil trade to North Korea and bans textile trade [View all]

Source: BBC

China has moved to limit North Korea's oil supply and will stop buying textiles from the politically isolated nation, it said on Saturday.

China is North Korea's most important trading partner, and one of its only sources of hard currency.

The ban on textiles trade will hurt Pyongyang's income, while China's oil exports are the country's main source of petroleum products.

The tougher stance follows North Korea's latest nuclear test this month.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41370722

This is the first time I've seen China apply anything but verbal cautions to NK.

Now the ball is in our court, Dump needs a muzzle.

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