October 19, 2019
North Korea angles for FDI, but doubt lingers
Pyongyang angles to attract more takers; past partners reveal mixed results
A department store, a gas station and even a brewery – these are just a few of the many projects North Korea has been pitching to foreign investors recently.Apparently keen to shed its image as a socialist relic, the cash-strapped country has in recent months publicly wooed overseas investors with a flurry of individual investment opportunities across a range of industries. At the same time,