December 01, 2022

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Information related to companies trading in and out of North Korea

Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang
NK PRO

Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang

Capital growth, transparency and foreign information are anathema to Kim Jong Un, who draws power from DPRK’s isolation

Why foreign offers of investment will never be attractive to Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 23, 2022
Seoul avoids diplomatic disaster in forced labor dispute with Japan — for now
KOREA PRO

Seoul avoids diplomatic disaster in forced labor dispute with Japan — for now

Supreme Court could still order Japanese firm to pay reparations, a move that would incite cycle of mutual retaliation

Seoul avoids diplomatic disaster in forced labor dispute with Japan — for now
Hyun-jun Yeo
Hyun-jun Yeo August 23, 2022
Rising North Korean firm takes over special economic zone at border: State media
NK PRO

Rising North Korean firm takes over special economic zone at border: State media

Pyongyang may push forward Sinuiju SEZ once land trade resumes with China, though no signs of progress are visible yet

Rising North Korean firm takes over special economic zone at border: State media
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 22, 2022
Why South Korea’s powerful economy is still considered a developing market
KOREA PRO

Why South Korea’s powerful economy is still considered a developing market

Status contributes to undervalued stocks, but Seoul has shown little interest in required reforms

Why South Korea’s powerful economy is still considered a developing market
Peter Ward
Peter Ward August 22, 2022
North Korea dismantling another Hyundai Asan resort at Mt. Kumgang: Imagery
NK PRO

North Korea dismantling another Hyundai Asan resort at Mt. Kumgang: Imagery

Kumgang Pension Town latest target of efforts to remove South Korea’s properties at former inter-Korean tourism zone

North Korea dismantling another Hyundai Asan resort at Mt. Kumgang: Imagery
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 21, 2022
Yoon chases public opinion as he pardons Samsung prince, but not an ex-president
KOREA PRO

Yoon chases public opinion as he pardons Samsung prince, but not an ex-president

South Korean president is seeking economic wins amid low approval rating, while aiming to avoid political controversy

Yoon chases public opinion as he pardons Samsung prince, but not an ex-president
Benjamin A. Engel
Benjamin A. Engel August 17, 2022
Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea

Former Tokyo intelligence officer tells NK News the church built Pyeonghwa Motors factory in Nampho with Japanese money

Japanese donations likely funded Unification Church projects in North Korea
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi August 16, 2022
Foreign cigarettes on sale in North Korean capital despite COVID border controls

Foreign cigarettes on sale in North Korean capital despite COVID border controls

New photos show American, Chinese and Japanese brands at Pyongyang shops, raising questions about how they entered DPRK

Foreign cigarettes on sale in North Korean capital despite COVID border controls
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll August 9, 2022
North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang
NK PRO

North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang

Satellite imagery reveals recent work to remove theater, hotel and other assets owned by Seoul and Hyundai Asan

North Korea dismantling more South Korean tourism buildings at Mt. Kumgang
Colin Zwirko
Colin Zwirko August 5, 2022
Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China
KOREA PRO

Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China

Samsung and SK Hynix appear on board with US vision for semiconductor alliance with advanced East Asian economies

Why South Korea’s biggest chipmakers are betting big on US over China
Sooyoung Oh
Sooyoung Oh August 4, 2022
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