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North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead

An analytical look at the main developments from Jan. 1, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2021

North Korea in Jan. 2021: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro February 3, 2021
Amid COVID-19 trade lockdown, North Korea opens borders for sugar and big tires

Amid COVID-19 trade lockdown, North Korea opens borders for sugar and big tires

Dec. 2020 trade data shows North Korea’s priorities during a general COVID-19-related slowdown

Amid COVID-19 trade lockdown, North Korea opens borders for sugar and big tires
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 28, 2021
Trade between China and North Korea plummeted by 81% in 2020

Trade between China and North Korea plummeted by 81% in 2020

Total official trade in 2020 fell significantly, but Chinese exports modestly rose at the end of the year

Trade between China and North Korea plummeted by 81% in 2020
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 19, 2021
Pacemakers and prosthetics: Russia exports only medical ware to DPRK in November

Pacemakers and prosthetics: Russia exports only medical ware to DPRK in November

Data suggests that value of Russian-DPRK trade has fallen to miniscule, record-breaking levels amid second lockdown

Pacemakers and prosthetics: Russia exports only medical ware to DPRK in November
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 14, 2021
China-DPRK trade was on the rise, but plunged in 2020 over COVID-19

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

China-DPRK trade was on the rise, but plunged in 2020 over COVID-19
Author Image Min Chao Choy January 5, 2021
North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

North Korea in Dec. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro January 1, 2021
DPRK-China trade continues to sputter, making hydropower and soap stand out

DPRK-China trade continues to sputter, making hydropower and soap stand out

New, official Chinese trade data shows that Pyongyang made at least $1 million from electricity exports for November

DPRK-China trade continues to sputter, making hydropower and soap stand out
Author Image Min Chao Choy December 28, 2020
North Korea’s trade with China free falls in November, reaching new record lows

North Korea’s trade with China free falls in November, reaching new record lows

Chinese exports to the DPRK fell 41% from October, with potentially disastrous consequences for North Korea's economy

North Korea’s trade with China free falls in November, reaching new record lows
Author Image Min Chao Choy December 24, 2020
North Korean trade with Russia recently crashed, making economic woes even worse

North Korean trade with Russia recently crashed, making economic woes even worse

North Korea imported just $5,500 worth of food and $243,500 worth of medicine from Russia in lowest-value month of 2020

North Korean trade with Russia recently crashed, making economic woes even worse
Author Image Min Chao Choy December 11, 2020
North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead

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

An analytical look at the main developments from Nov. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2020

North Korea in Nov. 2020: A month in review and what’s ahead
Author Image NK Pro December 3, 2020
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