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U.N. Sanctions Cut North Korea’s Trade Volume in Half

A report published Friday by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), an organization funded by the government of South Korea, showed that North Korea’s trade volume was cut in half during 2018, evidently as a result of sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council.

This photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows boats and ships at Rajin harbour in North Korea's northeastern city of Rason, near the borders of both China and Russia. - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russia's leader Vladimir Putin are expected to meet in the eastern Russian port …

No Tariff-Led Inflation in June Prices

Tariffs have not pushed up consumer prices. The consumer price index ticked up just 0.1 percent in June, the Department of Labor said Thursday. Compared with a year ago, prices rose just 1.6 percent, a deceleration of price gains from

This Aug. 31, 2011 file photo shows an opened can of Campbell's Tomato soup in New York. Campbell Soup Co. said Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, fiscal first-quarter net income fell 5 percent as price increases were not enough to offset lower volume in its soup and beverage businesses (AP Photo/James …