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China bans imports of DPRK raw minerals, aviation fuel exports

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-04-05 18:02

BEIJING -- China on Tuesday announced embargoes on some imports from and exports to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

In terms of imports, China has banned purchases of coal, iron ore and several other raw minerals, and exports of aviation fuel to DPRK are also no longer allowed.

The bans follow the UN Security Council's resolutions, the Ministry of Commerce said.

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