Gas price surge continues in Pyongyang, residents say, but some unaffected
Tourism industry not yet impacted by price hikes, despite experience of foreign residents
The price of gas in Pyongyang remains significantly heightened with some availability limited, foreign residents of the city told NK Pro on Monday and Tuesday.
This is despite reports by Asia Press on Sunday, which said prices are stable and gas stations are operating normally in border provinces near China.
Foreign residents in the city were notified of the price hike via an internal DPRK document seen by NK Pro, which said the spike was caused by “force majeure reasons,” that – according to NK Pro figures – has caused diesel and petrol supplies to cost an
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