U.S. Sanctions Nine Chinese Firms for North Korea Ties

The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced its largest North Korea-related sanctions package on Friday, including nine Chinese firms, according to an announcement on its website.

The U.S. Treasury has sanctioned 27 entities, 28 vessels and one individual, aiming to disrupt North Korean shipping and trading companies, which are seen as tools used by the regime to push forward its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

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