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April 18, 2019

North Korean Group Establishes Second Representative Office

According to information available on the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) website, the North Korea International Trade Promotion Council successfully registered a representative office in Dalian city, Liaoning province on April 11. This is the Council’s second representative office registered within China, and it is the only North Korean NGO to have successfully registered for a representative office. The China NGO Project previously reported the registration of the NGO’s first representative office in Jilin province in April 2018. According to the MPS, the North Korea International Trade Promotion Council aims to “utilize ties and exchanges with the Liaoning Chamber of Commerce and trade companies” and “promote economic cooperation and trade relations between North Korea and Liaoning Province.”

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