January 28, 2020

Business

Information related to the North Korea business sector

NK PRO

North Korean managers and workers mostly leave Dandong businesses, photos show

Photos, reports collected by NK Pro shows that most businesses have shut-down, though some workers allegedly remain

Chad O'Carroll January 27, 2020

Multiple flights between North Korea and China canceled amid coronavirus scare

Route to Vladivostok not affected, however, according to the Russian embassy in Pyongyang

Colin Zwirko January 24, 2020

Tourism to North Korea suspended amid China coronavirus concerns: operator

Measures appear similar to extensive restrictions imposed during 2014 Ebola outbreak

Chad O'Carroll | Nils Weisensee January 21, 2020

Could South Koreans realistically go on "independent" tours of North Korea?

Tourism industry insiders say if appetite emerges on North Korean side, necessary changes would be relatively limited

Chad O'Carroll January 16, 2020

North Korea seeks scrap tires, $500,000 in foreign investment for rubber plant

Request for outside funding comes despite UN ban on joint ventures with DPRK companies

Jacob Fromer January 8, 2020

Kim Jong Un touts chemical industry in first economic site visit of 2020

Unfinished Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory considered a top state-led construction project

Colin Zwirko January 6, 2020
NK PRO

North Korea in December 2019: a month in review and what’s ahead

NK Pro has conducted an in-depth analytic review of news on the peninsula for the period between December 1 and 31

NK Pro January 1, 2020
NK PRO

Prestigious Pyongyang shoe factory appears to be making inventory for export

Photos show labels in English and featuring international sizing measures

Chad O'Carroll December 27, 2019
NK PRO

Construction of stalled China-DPRK tourist zone near Samjiyon sees new progress

Long-planned Mubong Special Zone part of wider developments in Yanbian’s cross-border projects

Colin Zwirko December 26, 2019

Indonesia wants to import North Korea’s Taedonggang beer, boost other trade

Plans would add to what Indonesian ambassador said were Pyongyang brewery's $2 million in exports to China

Colin Zwirko December 20, 2019
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