North Korea

August 30th, 2012
0

North Korea holds trillions of dollars in mineral resources. Unless it reforms its economy, it may never see much benefit. Rare earth metals can be a game changing bonanza for North Korea, but, without reform, their claim is likely to pinch out. In the end, the North Korean government must determine if the minerals will

You require a NK News PRO level subscription to access this resource. Please upgrade your account to gain access:

Recommended for You

North Korea to build new water park in Nampo

North Korea to build new water park in Nampo

North Korean authorities are planning to build a new showcase water park in the west coast city of Nampo, tourism sources have told NK News. The new water park will likely be part of the existing W…

October 20th, 2014
1
From Military-First to Sports-First?

From Military-First to Sports-First?

While sports fans across Asia were tuning in to the end of the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea, the international media was in a frenzy: where was North Korean leader Kim Jong Un? Among the rumors swi…

October 20th, 2014
1

About the Author

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Join the discussion