February 25, 2024

North Korea to open trade office in Russian Far East

Two sides also discussed cross-border bridge project and DPRK laborer restrictions in EEF meeting

A North Korean foreign ministry official on Thursday expressed the country’s intention to open a “trading house” in the Russian Far East region of Primorye (Primorsky Krai) to promote trade of domestic goods, according to the official website of the region.

The announcement came after a meeting at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok between a DPRK delegation led by Minister of External Economic Relations Kim Yong Jae and Primorye acting Governor Andrey Tarasenko.