November 29, 2023

Russian governor unveils plans for industrial park with North Korea and China

Far East official says DPRK’s sanctioned labor resources can help build facility, boost trilateral commerce in future

Russia plans to build an “industrial and trade park” to showcase goods from North Korea and China, according to a government official in charge of a region along the DPRK border.

Primorsky Krai governor Oleg Kozhemyako announced the scheme on Sunday during a visit to China’s Yanbian-Korean Autonomous Prefecture, also near North Korea.