Chinese Companies Race to North Korea Ahead of Sanctions Relief

Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un scowling

South Korea’s Yonhap News reported on Friday that North Korea’s major international trade fair was bigger than ever this year, and Chinese companies made up 70 percent of the attendees, anticipating that China will move more quickly than any other country to remove economic sanctions if Pyongyang cooperates with denuclearization.

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