September 29, 2020

North Korean fishing industry increases output

Extra supply could due to fishermen being able to privately sell part of their catch - expert

Supplies from the North Korean fishing industry are normalizing, with the sector exceeding its 2014 target by more than 340 percent, according to a report by pro-North Japanese media outlet Chosun Sinbo.

While large percentages like this are common in the fishing sector, analysis of Chinese trade data going back to 2011 shows a steadily increasing trend, both in terms of volumes shipped and value of the exports.