BEIJING, Aug 23 (Reuters) - The value of China’s trade with North Korea in the January-to-July period slumped 56.2 percent from a year earlier to $1.299 billion, Chinese customs data showed on Thursday.
Imports from North Korea in that period fell 88.1 percent to $124.41 million, while exports dropped 38.9 percent to $1.17 billion.
China’s July total trade with North Korea was valued at $194.62 million, down from $217.16 million in the previous month.
Exports to North Korea in July were worth $177.48 million, down from $204.19 million in the previous month. (Reporting by Ryan Woo)