The Wonsan-Kumgang zone foreign investment proposals: the view from Europe
Data reveals a surprising degree of profitability, though the usual caveats apply
This is part three of a series by Peter Ward examining North Korea’s foreign investment proposals for the Wonsan-Kumgang International Tourist Zone, one of the ambitious plans for FDI in the DPRK’s recent history. Read part one here and part two here.
In part 1 of this series, the investment proposals published by the North Korean government for the Wonsan-Kumgang International Tourism Zone were examined from a general point of view. In part 2, the Chinese view was considered.
Now we shall briefly look at the European point of view, or rather, how European-listed companies
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- 02Satellite internet in North Korea: past, present, and future
- 03Six months since border closures, fears of COVID-19 mount in North Korea
- 04North Korea’s July Politburo meeting: what was discussed and why it matters
- 05How Moon’s diplomatic and security reshuffle may impact North Korea
- 06From Voice of America to Voice of Trump? The future of U.S. radio in North Korea
- 07Timeline: from rising inter-Korean tensions to a “suspension” of military plans
- 08North Korea in June 2020: a month in review and what’s ahead