October 06, 2022
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Information related to the North Korea economic sector

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street
Analysis

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street

Ornate concrete towers of Hwasong district taking shape according to blueprints, on-the-ground photos show

Exclusive images provide first look at North Korea’s newest skyscraper street
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 6, 2022
Chinese imports appear to fill North Korean quarantine zone after trade restart
Analysis

Chinese imports appear to fill North Korean quarantine zone after trade restart

Accumulation of goods visible in satellite imagery shows DPRK maintaining strict COVID-19 prevention policies

Chinese imports appear to fill North Korean quarantine zone after trade restart
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko October 5, 2022
Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests
Analysis

Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests

NK Pro timeline charts the key events from September 1 - September 30

Timeline: From new North Korean nuclear law to three rounds of missile tests
NK ProNK Pro October 4, 2022
North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
Month in Review

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from September 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022

North Korea in September 2022: A month in review and what’s ahead
NK ProNK Pro October 4, 2022
North Korean missile industry turns to farm machines to address food shortages
News

North Korean missile industry turns to farm machines to address food shortages

Mass ceremony in city square appears to prioritize optics, as state media says Kim Jong Un gifts 5,500 tools for harvest

North Korean missile industry turns to farm machines to address food shortages
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 27, 2022
Dry winter weather to contribute to North Korean food insecurity, WFP projects
News

Dry winter weather to contribute to North Korean food insecurity, WFP projects

World Food Program says reduced snowmelt could harm crops, as pandemic controls appear to exacerbate food shortages

Dry winter weather to contribute to North Korean food insecurity, WFP projects
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji Chung September 27, 2022
China, North Korea resume overland trade with first train crossing in 5 months
News

China, North Korea resume overland trade with first train crossing in 5 months

Unification ministry confirms first crossing since late April, as two sides report no COVID cases near border

China, North Korea resume overland trade with first train crossing in 5 months
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko September 26, 2022
Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
Analysis

Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime

By removing human operators, the software-based crypto mixer creates new headaches for authorities and sanctions regime

Why sanctioning Tornado Cash may do little to curtail North Korean cyber crime
Dennis DesmondDennis Desmond September 26, 2022
Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year
News

Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year

Source reports decline from pandemic highs, but expert says foreign good costs may not reflect broader economic trends

Coffee and shampoo prices in North Korea fall to Earth after soaring last year
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer September 22, 2022
How US-China rivalry impedes North Korea’s denuclearization
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How US-China rivalry impedes North Korea’s denuclearization

Great power competition is creating a dangerous regional divide, pushing Pyongyang further into Beijing’s orbit

How US-China rivalry impedes North Korea’s denuclearization
Marialaura De AngelisMarialaura De Angelis September 19, 2022
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