January 29, 2023

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Théo Clément

Théo Clément is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the EHESS and a lecturer at Sciences Po and the INALCO in Paris

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Dandong-North Korea trade: blessed with location, plagued by inefficiency
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Dandong-North Korea trade: blessed with location, plagued by inefficiency

Obsolete payment systems and logistical issues are among the problems hindering the Chinese city's trade with the DPRK

Dandong-North Korea trade: blessed with location, plagued by inefficiency
Théo Clément
Théo Clément July 15, 2020
What to expect from Sino-DPRK trade as COVID-19 border measures ease
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What to expect from Sino-DPRK trade as COVID-19 border measures ease

In Dandong, preparation has been ongoing to resume and expand cross-border exchange

What to expect from Sino-DPRK trade as COVID-19 border measures ease
Théo Clément
Théo Clément June 3, 2020
A new e-commerce platform in Hunchun: another awkward attempt at Sino-DPRK trade
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A new e-commerce platform in Hunchun: another awkward attempt at Sino-DPRK trade

Sanctions aside, Jilin province suffers from its lack of connection to Pyongyang when compared with neighboring Liaoning

A new e-commerce platform in Hunchun: another awkward attempt at Sino-DPRK trade
Théo Clément
Théo Clément March 10, 2020
Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms

Domestic efforts to liberalize the economy should be encouraged, not punished

Why sanctions may harm North Korea’s burgeoning market reforms
Théo Clément
Théo Clément September 8, 2017
France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea

France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea

Paris never established official Pyongyang relations; meet the groups trying to change that

France’s long and complicated relationship with North Korea
Théo Clément
Théo Clément January 6, 2014
North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones

30-years of dabbling with SEZs has produced little change

North Korea’s crusade for more special economic zones
Théo Clément
Théo Clément December 2, 2013