China to Use North Korean Port

8 March 2010 (Last Updated March 8th, 2010 18:30)

China's north-eastern Jirin Province has acquired the right to use North Korea's Rajin Port for ten years. Under the agreement, China will be able to export coal from Jirin to Japan and other nations via the Sea of Japan from Rajin, according to koreatimes.co.kr. The port wi

China's north-eastern Jirin Province has acquired the right to use North Korea's Rajin Port for ten years.

Under the agreement, China will be able to export coal from Jirin to Japan and other nations via the Sea of Japan from Rajin, according to koreatimes.co.kr.

The port will also be used as an export path for Siberian crude oil and natural gas, according to seatradeasia-online.com.