October 21, 2019

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O’Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

Analysis

Why U.S.-North Korea talks in Sweden fell apart — and what might happen next

The DPRK has not fully shut the door on further talks, but the gap between the two sides appears wider than ever

Chad O'Carroll October 6, 2019
News

Chinese firm offering graphite materials for sale in North Korea

Trade in graphite with DPRK could risk sanctions designation from U.S. Treasury Department

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2019
Analysis

Six months on from Hanoi: impacts and limitations for DPRK-U.S. diplomacy

What 15 summits say about how further Washington-Pyongyang negotiations may evolve

Chad O'Carroll September 10, 2019
News

Unofficial market exchange rates stable in Pyongyang, NK Pro data shows

Despite reports of dollar value surge in some areas, NK Pro data indicates stability

Chad O'Carroll August 23, 2019
Analysis

What we learned from an impromptu Kim-Trump summit at Panmunjom

A surprise meeting saw the two leaders renew their commitment to working-level talks

Chad O'Carroll June 30, 2019
Analysis

Trump to visit South Korea this week: what to expect?

Conditions could be ripe for renewed U.S.-DPRK diplomacy

Chad O'Carroll June 25, 2019
Analysis

Pyongyang’s Spring Trade Fair: Emerging trends and developments

In-depth analysis of spring trade fair shows trending areas in DPRK economy, weak sanctions implementation

Chad O'Carroll June 13, 2019
News

Singaporean companies linked to luxury goods exports still visible in N. Korea

Products linked to T Specialist and OCN available as of April and May 2019, photos show

Chad O'Carroll June 7, 2019
Analysis

North Korea’s “hunger crisis”: what experts make of the UN data

Taken in the context of other DPRK indicators, FAO/WFP assessments of a pending "crisis" may be exaggerated

Chad O'Carroll May 27, 2019
News

Chinese firms loom large as Spring Pyongyang International Trade Fair begins

Brochure reveals at least 216 Chinese companies taking part in this year's expo

Chad O'Carroll May 20, 2019
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