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UPDATE 1-China barely exports any oil products to North Korea in Dec - customs

customs@ (Updating to add table and details) BEIJING, Jan 25 (Reuters) - China exported no oil products to North Korea in December except for a tiny cargo of jet fuel, data showed on Thursday, the latest sign that Beijing has kept up pressure on its isolated neighbour amid tensions over its nuclear and missile programme. The country sold 5 tonnes of jet fuel to North Korea, but did not send any other oil products, marking the third straight month of no diesel, gasoline or fuel oil shipments, data from the General Administration of Customs showed. China is the main source of North Korea's fuel. The breakdown by product comes after data earlier this week showed China's imports from North Korea plunged last month to their lowest level in dollar terms since at least the start of 2014. Beijing also imported no iron ore, coal or lead from North Korea in December, the third full month of the latest United Nations trade sanctions aimed at persuading Pyongyang to abandon its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programmes.

Imports December yr-on-yr % 2017 Percent change change

Coal (78.50)

- 4,826,177

- Iron ore 1.47

- 1,656,552

- Lead ore &

concentrates 7,255.00

-

- 149

Molybdenum

ores & concs (90.98) 8.90 17 1,053

Zinc ores &

concentrates 98.11

-

- 2,415

Exports Gasoline (50.88) -

- 46,159

Diesel (75.45) -

- 11,032

Jet fuel

(95.80) 25.93 5 1,275

Other fuel (81.67) -

- 22,012

Fuel No. 5-7 (28.72) -

- 4,886

LPG

(69.62) 25.11 61 1,039

Ethanol 170.50 25.20

3,181 36,757

Corn

(40.25) 1,525.00 660 50,778

Rice

(44.75) (13.16) 2,016 36,368

(Reporting by Josephine Mason; editing by Richard Pullin)