July 02, 2020


Chad O'Carroll

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


Air Koryo goes to Wuhan, Jinan service back on semi-regular basis

Flight schedule shows an increasingly busy timetable for Air Koryo

Chad O'Carroll October 26, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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