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Chinese border trading hub struggles amid North's troubles

Dandong's properties in the doldrums, no thanks to Pyongyang's threats of war

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Dandong, which lies on one side of the Yalu river between China and North Korea. China is the North’s main trading partner and many of those businesses are in Dandong.

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Abandoned construction in the Dandong New Zone, about 15 km from the city centre.

Dandong

INTERNATIONAL sanctions on North Korea have kept housing in China's border city of Dandong in a glut, in contrast to falling inventories in much of the rest of China, sales data showed.

Dandong, through which much trade with the North flows, has a population of around 860,...

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