January 27, 2021

Tag: Economy

Information related to the North Korea economic sector

Recap: Top moments at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

The eight-day-long event went over failures of the last five years and clarified social, economic and military plans

Colin Zwirko January 15, 2021

So far, North Korea’s new economic plan is full of bad signs

State media shared vague details about Party Congress economic reforms that suggest more state control on DPRK markets

Peter Ward January 11, 2021

Why North Korea paradoxically does and does not want to boost its economy

Many carrots have been dangled in front of the DPRK, but leaders don’t want economic growth to ruin their political sway

Thomas Schäfer January 6, 2021

North Korea and China upgraded nearly all border trade crossings in 2020

In a likely push for trade, Pyongyang and Beijing poured resources into roads and other projects for a post-COVID-19 era

Colin Zwirko January 6, 2021

China-DPRK trade was on the rise, but plunged in 2020 over COVID-19

North Korea leaned into unsustainable trade deficits with China, and then COVID-19 disrupted it all

Min Chao Choy January 5, 2021

Report: The rise in North Korea-China relations and what it means for 2021

While COVID-19 has halted most exchange, indicators suggest momentum between two allies will continue after virus passes

Chad O'Carroll January 4, 2021

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Dec. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2020

NK Pro January 1, 2021

What to expect at North Korea’s Eighth Party Congress

A new economic plan will likely be announced, but there’s no sign that it can create the results that North Korea needs

Chad O'Carroll December 29, 2020

After suffering major blows, North Korea will reluctantly lean on China in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic appears to have accelerated North Korea’s crackdown on market activities

Peter Ward December 28, 2020

After a sluggish year, North Korean ships are expected to idle well into 2021

A look at the last year of DPRK ship movements reflect the country’s border shutdowns and decreased commercial activity

Min Chao Choy December 25, 2020
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