April 02, 2020

How to do business in North Korea
An inside look at how foreigners conduct business in North Korea
Two years ago when visiting North Korea, I struck up a conversation with a Western businessman in the Pyongyang bowling alley. Over beers, he told me he preferred doing business in the DPRK over China because the people were more direct and he felt like he didn’t need to worry as much about getting swindled. He’d built good relationships.This was just one man’s anecdote, and not