August 13, 2020

Tag: Business

Information related to the North Korea business sector

North Korean ships spotted returning to old coal smuggling routes near Vietnam

The most suspicious ship, the Mi Yang 5, was placed on a banned vessels list by the U.S. Coast Guard in 2018

Min Chao Choy August 4, 2020

North Korea in July 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between July 1 and July 31

NK Pro August 3, 2020

North Korean insurance company data gives unprecedented peek into DPRK economy

National insurer is facing growing competition from new, small companies

Martin Weiser July 24, 2020

North Korea changes its maritime law amid increased fishing, casualties

North Korea is addressing safety issues and becoming increasingly transparent about changes to the maritime law

Martin Weiser July 22, 2020

North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead

An analysis of the main developments between June 1 and June 30

NK Pro July 2, 2020

Secret partner: North Korean in Thailand behind network of money-making entities

Nam Chol Ung smuggled North Korean counterfeit tobacco through Southeast Asia and ran popular “Korean” restaurant

Min Chao Choy June 30, 2020

North Korean restaurant in Beijing remains open, despite UN sanctions

Pyongyang Unbangwan is one of at least two DPRK-linked eateries operating in the Chinese capital city

Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2020

Construction resumes on China-North Korea island EDZ: satellite imagery

New work may be part of joint initiative with Chinese companies, comes despite sanctions and COVID-19 restrictions

Colin Zwirko June 1, 2020

What the latest U.S. sanctions advisory means for North Korean operations at sea

Expected action by industry players will likely further isolate the DPRK from access to international shipping

Min Chao Choy May 21, 2020

$4.8 million in alcohol exports to China likely re-exported to North Korea: data

Wine, vodka, and whisky being held in Chinese entrepôt zones potentially being exported on to the DPRK

Min Chao Choy May 19, 2020
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