September 25, 2020

Business

Information related to the North Korea business sector

Teaching entrepreneurship in North Korea - NKNews Podcast Ep.147

Dr. Andray Abrahamian discusses his new book, "Being in North Korea," and his time with Choson Exchange in the DPRK

NK News September 21, 2020
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What North Korea can do right now to stave off a full-blown economic crisis

Kim Jong Un is dealing with natural disasters, sanctions and COVID-19 — but there are some solutions to consider

Peter Ward September 18, 2020

Singaporean man admits to selling $580K of illegal luxury goods to North Korea

Singaporean director implicated in illegal luxury goods exports between 2010-2016

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020

A $75 million luxury North Korean golf course shut down six weeks after opening

The Ananti Golf Resort was built in North Korea’s beautiful Mount Kumgang region — but it abruptly closed in 2008

Chad O'Carroll September 17, 2020
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Russian fuel giants source of oil worth millions to the DPRK in 2018-19: report

At least 200 shipments to North Korea totalling $26 million tied to Gazprom and Rosneft

Min Chao Choy September 11, 2020
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From planes to stallions: North Korea’s Air Koryo breaks into the horse business

The DPRK’s national airline is building new equestrian facilities at a giant resort, but who’s the target customer?

Colin Zwirko September 9, 2020
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How a small Chinese city exploded into a major port for North Korean trade

150 companies in Dandong were behind around 25% of Chinese exports to North Korea in 2016 — roughly $750 million

Min Chao Choy September 4, 2020

North Korean statues are showing up in Africa — and they could be illegal

One French-speaking DPRK businessman hopped across countries and brokered potentially-sanctioned statue deals

Min Chao Choy September 4, 2020

Red wine and champagne, anyone? North Korea touts its domestically-made booze

Growing North Korean interest in domestically made wines could be linked to sanctions hurdles to foreign imports

Chad O'Carroll September 4, 2020

South Korean minister vows to resume Mount Kumgang tourism ‘as soon as possible'

Unification minister Lee In-young wants to revamp tourism projects, but it won’t be easy amid tensions with Pyongyang

Jeongmin Kim August 28, 2020
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