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U.N. ban on North Korean textiles will disrupt industry and ordinary lives, experts say

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

By Sue-Lin WongBEIJING (Reuters) - United Nations sanctions on North Korea's important textiles industry are expected to disrupt a business largely based in China and pose compliance headaches for clothing retailers around the world. The UN security council imposed a ban on North Korea textile exports and a ceiling on the country's imports of crude oil on Monday, ratcheting up sanctions that are likely to hit the country's ordinary citizens. "If the goal of the sanctions is to create difficulties for ordinary workers and their ability to make a livelihood, then a ban on textiles will ...

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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 19:08 IST