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Sanctions may hurt but China oil is N Korea's weakness

The sun rises over Friendship Bridge on the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong, the Chinese border city. As other nations have shunned trade with North Korea in recent years, China has shown a willingness to step in to fill the gap.

Hong Kong

FOR North Korea's fledgling economy, the latest round of sanctions will cut deep.

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