April 05, 2020

Industrial reforms: What is North Korea waiting for?
Successful small-scale liberalization not being expanded, some possible explanations cause for worry
From around early 2013, the North Korean government began to implement a series of rather ambitious reforms. These reforms resembled something the world has seen before, namely, those of Deng Xiaoping in China from the late 1970s.Reforms began, as they did in China, with agriculture. Farmers were allowed to organize into family-based work teams, given fixed plots of land and given a fixed 30