North Korea braces for economic winter as omicron cuts off trade
Buildings in North Korea are seen behind the Friendship Bridge in Dandong, China. The bridge is one of the few ways to enter or leave the North. © Reuters
YOSUKE ONCHI, Nikkei staff writer | North Korea
SEOUL — The signs were there in mid-November. North Korea and China appeared ready to restart overland trade as the train made its way across the Yalu River, entering China from the North Korean side.