September 23, 2020


Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

Mystery solved: Twitter users identify Kim Jong Un's Swiss disinfectant wipes

Blurry state media images show Kim Jong Un using Swiss sanitizer products in place of domestic DPRK alternatives

Chad O'Carroll September 22, 2020

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

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

US charges North Korean father-daughter team with fraud and money laundering

One of the North Koreans charged was once a suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s assassination

Min Chao Choy September 13, 2020

US accuses two HK firms of selling $300M+ of American tech to North Korea

Couple used front companies to acquire millions of dollars worth of U.S. telecommunications equipment for North Korea

Min Chao Choy September 12, 2020

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

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

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
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