July 04, 2020

Business

Information related to the North Korea business sector

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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
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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
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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

Preparations underway for October mass games, North Korean media says

Despite gearing up for the games, the DPRK will likely keep up its ban on foreign tourists, one tour company said

Jeongmin Kim June 25, 2020

North Korean hackers targeted aerospace, defense companies via Linkedin: experts

Researchers find similarities suggesting group linked to DPRK broke into European firms

New learning apps hint at growing digital education industry in North Korea

New learning software featured in DPRK state media helps children learn English or study math

Kelly Kasulis June 12, 2020

North Korean app offers real estate listings for businesses: state media

“Treasure Island 1.0” for phones and tablets may signal modernized B2B practices within state-controlled system

Colin Zwirko June 8, 2020
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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

Sanctions exemption needed before North Korean firms do business in South: MOU

Seoul dismisses claims that planned revision of inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Act would breach UN sanctions

Jeongmin Kim June 1, 2020

Mozambique denies North Korea sanctions violations, defends medical cooperation

Almost 100 DPRK doctors remain in country, Maputo says in first UN sanctions report, though all agreements suspended

Colin Zwirko May 26, 2020
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