November 21, 2019


Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea


Construction underway on North Korean island set to become joint EDZ with China

North Korean land on Chinese side of Tumen river has been promoted as opportunity by nearby Hunchun authorities

Colin Zwirko November 20, 2019

Swiss robotics appear at new North Korean factory in potential sanctions breach

ABB products were previously found by a UN panel to have been acquired by the DPRK without company’s knowledge

Colin Zwirko November 19, 2019

Another new international foodstuffs exhibition wraps up in Pyongyang

Chinese companies once again dominate foreign participation while North Koreans show off health supplements, beverages

Colin Zwirko November 14, 2019

AI and face recognition touted at IT expo, Kim Jong Un university still censored

IT Successes expo in Pyongyang showcased top national sci-tech projects, brands, and institutes 

Colin Zwirko November 7, 2019

North Korean party daily criticizes ministries' failure to meet IT demands 

Other institutions praised for AI, wireless network advances, and new tech products at 2019 IT fair

Colin Zwirko November 6, 2019

Two more China-dominated trade fairs kick off in Pyongyang this week

Exhibitions in Green Building Materials and Furniture, Sci-Tech Health and Sports opened on Monday

Colin Zwirko October 29, 2019

Nigeria deports seven North Korean nationals, immigration official says

One deportee may be director of U.S.-sanctioned Korea South-South Cooperation Corp

Oliver Hotham October 17, 2019

Judge Juche: how North Korean front companies sell their software to the world

Difficulties in tracking sources of digital wares pose challenges to those complying with sanctions

Cameron Trainer October 4, 2019

Pyongyang Autumn Trade Fair (2019): The full exhibitor list

360 firms participating in this week’s expo – but who are they?

NK Pro September 24, 2019

Chinese company offering “custom order” North Korean smartphones at Pyongyang fair

Similar ‘waterdrop notch’ phones also introduced by DPRK company at trade fair

Colin Zwirko September 24, 2019
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