North Korea generated about $ 200 million in just nine months last year by exporting crops that violate UN sanctions.
The UN expert council reports to the Security Council on Friday (2/2) that expose North Korean indifference to sanctions by exporting oil, coal, iron, steel and other crops.
The report also details evidence of ongoing North Korean military cooperation with Syria and Myanmar to develop ballistic missiles and chemical weapons programs.
North Korea uses "The combination of several evasion techniques, routes and tactics for coal delivery to China, Malaysia, South Korea, Russia and Vietnam," the report said.
The report says North Korea can still access international financial governance through " weakness in the implementation of financial sanctions. "
And experts say North Korea is still holding a" press "
Besides the United Nations, the United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions against Pyongyang on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Seven ships that diverted the cargo of coal and oil have been banned stop at ports all over the world for violating UN sanctions, the report says, but much more needs to be done to counter "this much-banned activity." [gp]