US May Shutdown Russian, Chinese Companies Linked to North Korea The White House announced Tuesday that the Trump administration was weighing whether to cutoff Russian and Chinese businesses from US financial services should they do business in North Korea; a move meant to strengthen recently imposed sanctions against the communist country.


An official with the Treasury Department briefed Congress over North Korea’s black-market businesses that continue to skirt UN sanctions and conduct business with both Russian and Chinese companies.

“North Korea has been living under United Nations sanctions for over a decade and it has nevertheless made significant strides toward its goal of building a nuclear tipped ICBM,” said the official.  read more

3 Comments on US May Shutdown Russian, Chinese Companies Linked to North Korea

  1. A lot of stuff made in sweatshops or whatever are of poor quality. Yeah, it’s ‘cheap’. But spending money on the same t shirt 5 times ends up costing you more in the long run. And don’t get me started on the mass produced stuff that is supposed to be cheap and isn’t.

  2. This is how it’s done.

    As noted elsewhere, USA is not in a trade war with China. China is in a trade war with us. They can’t hurt us economically all that much, particularly in comparison to how much they need our dollars.

  3. If the U.S. isn’t going to MAKE IT HURT with other countries, and endure their wrath and threats, then progress will be very slow.

    Naval blockade would be expensive, but productive.

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