November 21, 2019

New book confirms radical changes to North Korean foreign exchange rate system
Recently-released publication offers a rare window into the world of the DPRK monetary policy
A new North Korean publication has confirmed what has been evident and rumored for some time: that markets are integral to the country’s official exchange rates. In any other country this would be the first sentence in a beginner's textbook on foreign currency markets, but in the DPRK, this marks a major admission of the central role that markets play in North Korean life.  The book,