December 04, 2022

Business

Information related to the North Korea business sector

Information on Rason 2013 Trade Fair emerges

Information on Rason 2013 Trade Fair emerges

Trade fair to take place as North Korea continues to stress importance of Rason

Information on Rason 2013 Trade Fair emerges
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin July 9, 2013
How North Korean trading companies make money

How North Korean trading companies make money

Trade organizations work together by swapping their state-approved quota for surplus materials

How North Korean trading companies make money
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 28, 2013
First look: Inside North Korea’s latest ‘Samjiyon’ tablet device

First look: Inside North Korea’s latest ‘Samjiyon’ tablet device

Angry birds, basketball games, tanks and other fun on North Korea's latest iPad-style device

First look: Inside North Korea’s latest ‘Samjiyon’ tablet device
James Pearson
James Pearson June 24, 2013
North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System

The cart itself is simple piece of technology: It rolls downhill and is slowed by a friction brake system by the conductor

North Korea’s “Torure” Rail Transport System
Curtis Melvin
Curtis Melvin June 18, 2013
A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

"New York City and North Korean fashion color palettes are very similar!"

A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo June 15, 2013
17 hour talks mark tentative progress for two Koreas

17 hour talks mark tentative progress for two Koreas

"To get away from the confrontational scenes of the last few months, a start has to be made somewhere"

17 hour talks mark tentative progress for two Koreas
James Hoare
James Hoare June 10, 2013
Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain

Money, no exposure to Southern influence and little work make Mt. Kumgang an ideal platform for cooperation

Why North Korea wants to talk about a tourist mountain
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 10, 2013
A North Korean goes to Disneyland

A North Korean goes to Disneyland

"I would not have visited the U.S. and explored so many great places, if my mother had not escaped North Korea"

A North Korean goes to Disneyland
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo June 7, 2013
The Russians are not coming to North Korea

The Russians are not coming to North Korea

North Korea’s Former Ally Now Mainly Concerned with Stability, Maintaining Status Quo

The Russians are not coming to North Korea
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov June 3, 2013
The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports

The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports

Investigation reveals the complex web of companies involved in DPRK arms exports

The front companies facilitating North Korean arms exports
Nate Thayer
Nate Thayer May 30, 2013