Peter Ward is a writer and researcher focusing on the North Korean economy, as well as a PhD candidate at the University of Vienna.
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Building trust will require compromises, but potential solutions available
Mining, finance, and infrastructure could be lucrative industries when - and if - sanctions are relieved
Analysis shows enterprises have been granted unparalleled fiscal autonomy in certain areas of activity
Many firms enjoy full fiscal and operational autonomy, but high-priority sectors remain under total state control
Seoul continues to enjoy majority support for its policy of rapprochement - though that may not last
Analysis of open-source documents suggests the legal system is increasingly flexible
Analysis suggests the state increasingly recognizes property rights and private markets
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